The Kremlin for the first time in many years, confirmed adjusting the schedule of the President because of his poor health. Today Vladimir Putin will not participate in the meeting on civil microelectronics, which was held in the Kremlin, and on Wednesday, not going to the exhibition center, where the forum “Mentor”.
However, in the Kremlin say that no serious illness of the President does not: according to Dmitry Peskov, the meeting was poorly prepared, so it was decided to cancel, and the forum participants themselves will come to Putin in the Kremlin or the Moscow suburban residence of Novo-Ogaryovo. On Thursday GDP, as planned, will attend the College of the Prosecutor General’s office in the building on Bolshaya Dmitrovka.
“Already started a lot of exercise on the health status of the President and so on. As we said yesterday, the President had a cold, no serious diseases there,” said Dmitry Peskov, commenting on the publication in social networks and the media.
Actually sniffed Putin began last week in Krasnoyarsk. “MK” then suggested that it was an allergic reaction to smog (Krasnoyarsk from-for emissions of the aluminum plant and the coal fired CHP one of the ten most polluted cities in the world), but, apparently, the President was indeed sick.
Onward flights from Krasnoyarsk to Novosibirsk and then to Moscow — have taken their toll on a weakened body. On Monday, the President postpone because of accident of an-148 a trip to Sochi, was sick.
At the meeting with the finalists of the Russian contest of managers “Leaders of Russia” he apologized in a weak voice, but in the course of events it became obvious that one throat is not limited to: the President had a bad cold and, apparently, the temperature. Usually very attentive to the words of interlocutors, Putin this time a lot was asked and clarified what was said. We all had the flu and know in this state to have a meaningful conversation really tough. However, on Monday after a meeting with contestants of GDP also met with the President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, and the negotiations with the leader of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas.
On Tuesday, Putin planned a visit to Stavropol, but it was replaced by a meeting on the development of civil microelectronics. And then canceled it. As told reporters, Dmitry Peskov, it is not a disease, and weak in the preparations. “Moved because I had something to finish, and the material was not ready to discuss in the presence of the head of state”, – said the representative of the Kremlin. The President, however, according to him, continues to work today he had a normal routine day. From public – meeting with the CEO of ALROSA Sergey Ivanov.
On Wednesday, the Kremlin canceled GDP at ENEA, where the forum “Mentor” organized by ASI. The visit of the head of state was preparing a great program, but instead, the participants themselves will come to Putin to talk about their progress and plans. “In General, the schedule continues, but with the cold of the President — the voice which, heard,” – said Peskov.
The Kremlin hopes that the two days “polupostelny mode” for Vladimir Putin would be enough, and on Tuesday he will be able to personally visit the College of the Prosecutor General’s office in the building on Bolshaya Dmitrovka.
The organizers of the event about its cancellation or postponement of yet heard nothing: “Waiting and preparing for what will be President.”
Next week should also go on the planned visit of the President in the regions. Recall that the last time the topic of health of the President was widely discussed in the spring of 2015, when after the sudden cancellation of the visit to Kazakhstan, GDP has disappeared from the public space of 11 days. Peskov said that Putin is so healthy that the handshake is to “break the hands” and the rumors of his bad health spread by those who have “spring fever”. The President then joked that “without gossip would be boring”.
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