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Old 14th Mar 2015, 17:12
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Where is Putin?

This is why it’s impossible for the Kremlin to lie about Putin’s weird disappearance

WORLD VIEW: PUTIN’S DISAPPEARANCE MAY BE PART OF A MAJOR MOSCOW POLITICAL CRISIS

Here are the best theories about why Putin has disappeared

Fresh Kremlin images spark new debate over whereabouts of Vladimir Putin

The Russian President has not been seen since March 5

As the world continues to wonder where is Vladimir Putin, rumours continue to fly fast and furious. The Russian President was last seen on March 5th and since then, the Kremlin has released pictures and videos of Putin, but question marks over their authenticity have only fuelled more speculation that something has happened to the Kremlin strongman.

Social media was thrown into a frenzy after pictures emerged late Friday night of multiple unmarked white trucks pulled up beside the Kremlin. Various rumours started to circulate when other images of a stage being set up were posted to Twitter.

Some suggested the stage was being erected for Putin's funeral other suggested it was to mark Russia's illegal annexation of Crimea. But at this point, very few concrete facts are available about Putin's whereabouts......





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Old 14th Mar 2015, 17:37
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An unusual state of affairs at a precarious time in present day geopolitical happenings. As always there are guiding forces behind the show window of President, so it's not critical that Vlad has vanished. It seems that his girlfriend has given birth to baby Vlad in the last week somewhere near Lugano in Switzerland where said girlfriend lives and he was there for the show. If he was discrete and used a smallish biz jet it might well have been possible to have arrived and departed with little fanfare in the local airport.
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Old 14th Mar 2015, 18:50
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His aid convoy to the Ukraine has arrived back with the stolen contents of the factory he plundered
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He is on maternity leave.
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please, please be dead!!!




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I would imagine a lot of people in power having tasted the good life of the west are in dread of it going back to the bad old ways... Agree with you Mr fish, it may solve a lot of problems.
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Mr Fish - be careful what you wish for - but odd BBC quiet on the topic
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Indeed, a dead Putin could lead to more chaos and confusion. The Devil you know and all that.

Perhaps the trucks are just shifting some furniture to his new Palace in Crimea?

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Old 14th Mar 2015, 20:40
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It will be announced tomorrow that Vladimir Putin is to be the next Top Gear lead presenter.

No confirmation yet that Clarkson is taking over Russia, but James May has been seen wearing that furry hat again.

...also explains the BBC staying schtum.
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Old 14th Mar 2015, 21:17
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Perhaps he's gone to have the gap between his eyes to be widened a little. According to my late grandmother, it might help with perception of his apparent trustworthiness. Having said that...Oops, too late!
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No confirmation yet that Clarkson is taking over Russia, but James May has been seen wearing that furry hat again.
A source has let it be known that Mr Clarkson's application for the role of Caliph was rejected by ISIS, on account of his political incorrectness.
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Old 14th Mar 2015, 22:30
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Perhaps the trucks are just shifting some furniture to his new Palace in Crimea?
Just moving all his gold, art and valuables to a secret underground bunker, before he declares WW3 on the USA and Ukraine.
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All of those trucks are carrying pieces of a very large statue of him, thats why the crane.

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There is a crane in the bottom picture - that is either just a bit random or is he going to do some bungee jumping.
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Old 15th Mar 2015, 00:37
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Mussolini did that. But they never told him that piano wire doesn't have much give in it. And it's better to put it round your ankles, not further up.
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I thought old Musso and Clara were shotted before they were inverted?
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Vlad's still around. It will take more than a stake through the heart to get rid of him.
What has more than likely happened is that he copped an unexpected faceful from a martial arts opponent, and he's looking pretty bruised and battered.
Either that, or he stumbled and fell down a flight of stairs, and ended up looking like he copped a flying foot in the face.

Regardless of what happened, Vlad is no doubt looking the worse for wear, and probably will be for about 10 days - and there is no way he is going to appear in public, looking battered and showing weakness.

We're talking here, about the greatest macho guy on the face of the Earth, who leads the greatest macho society in the world - and who is also the worlds biggest image manipulator as a leader (and there's more than a few of them).
Anything that appears that he's less than totally invincible, will be carefully removed from public view - worldwide - for as long as it takes.
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Wow. Tony Abbott really did shirtfront him!
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He's on his way back from the Sydney Mardi Gras.
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