Vladimir Putin Survives in Assassination: According to a report in Euro Weekly News, Russian President Vladimir Putin has narrowly survived an assassination attempt. This information was released on Wednesday on General GVR Telegram channel, it said.
However, the outlet said it is not known when the attempt took place. Rumors have been swirling about the threat to Mr Putin’s health and life since Russia invaded Ukraine in February this year. As for the Russian president, he publicly disclosed in 2017 that he had survived at least five assassination attempts.
The left front wheel of Mr Putin’s limousine exploded heavily, according to a Telegram channel account, Euro Weekly reported, adding that the car was swiftly escorted to a safe location, even as smoke emanated from it.
The Russian president was not harmed in the incident, but the outlet said several arrests had been made.
Other news outlets such as news.co.au also reported on the incident, saying Mr Putin was traveling to his official residence in a fake motorcycle amid security concerns.
“On the way to the residence, a few kilometers away, the first escort car was blocked by an ambulance, the second escort car without stopping (due to) a sudden obstacle, and moved around during the round of the obstacle,” according to An update posted on the channel as reported by the outlet.
It comes a week after a group of St Petersburg politicians asked the State Duma to accuse Mr Putin of treason and deprive him of power, citing a number of reasons including Russia’s military losses in Ukraine and the damage to its economy. Appealed. Western restrictions.
Another local deputy said 65 municipal representatives from St Petersburg, Moscow and several other regions had signed a petition on Monday demanding Putin’s resignation.