Is Putin planning to flee Russia? | Mark Galeotti

“Whatever the reason, it emphasises to most Russians that there is a distinct lack of good news.” President Putin has cancelled major events in Russia, inciting rumours surrounding his health and whereabouts. However, it’s unlikely he will flee to another…

Is Putin planning to flee Russia? | Mark Galeotti

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“Whatever the reason, it emphasises to most Russians that there is a distinct lack of good news.”

President Putin has cancelled major events in Russia, inciting rumours surrounding his health and whereabouts.

However, it’s unlikely he will flee to another country because leaders are unlikely to ‘stick their necks’ out for him, says Mark Galeotti, Russia expert at Mayak Intelligence.


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