Report: Putin to undergo cancer surgery, transfer power to ex-FSB chief

Source: New York Post

“Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to undergo cancer surgery and temporarily hand over power to a hardline former federal police chief, according to a new report. Putin will transfer control of Russia’s government to Nikolai Patrushev, head of the Russian federal police’s Security Council, while he is incapacitated during and after the procedure, according to a video from the mysterious Telegram channel ‘General SVR’ on Saturday. … Putin, 70, whose sickly appearance and uncharacteristically fidgety behavior in public have recently raised questions about his health, has been rumored to suffer from cancer and a host of other serious maladies, including Parkinson’s disease.” (05/02/22)

https://nypost.com/2022/05/02/vladimir-putin-to-undergo-cancer-surgery-transfer-power/