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Puffy-faced Putin sparks health worries as he struggles to stay awake in army meeting
Putin is facing more health issues after he was spotted struggling to stay awake.The deranged dictator could barely hold his head up during a meeting with his Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu on Tuesday.He is rumoured to have thyroid cancer and health experts say that drugs used to treat the condition could explain the despot’s puffy face.READ MORE: Putin's descent from strongman to 'feeble cancer victim' took just 3 years, pics showThe 69-year-old is known for working hard to maintain a masculine, hardman appearance – but his steady decline has unfolded in front of the world’s media.He mumbled a half-hearted congratulations to his soldiers before making the deluded claim they had “liberated” the eastern region of Luhansk in Ukraine.The former KGB man added: "Other military units, including the East group and the West group, must carry out their tasks according to previously approved plans."Professor Angus Dalgleish of St George's, University of London, previously told The Mirror that Putin appears to be taking steroids.He explained: "We hear all the things that people say about him such as him losing his temper quickly and he's very frustrated so I think that he's clearly been on anabolic steroids."The medical expert claimed behaviour such as posing bare-chested on horses is a sign of narcissism, after the famous photo of the Russian President on a ride was mocked by Western leaders.He added: "Those sorts of people are likely to be taking anabolic steroids.Stay in the loop with all the latest Daily Star news by signing up to one of our free newsletters here."He's had that really bad back pain so he's likely to be taking opiates, they can also make you dumb and aggressive."It’s not the first time questions have been raised
Woman's chilling last words seconds before she was ripped to shreds by shark on holiday - - Russia - Austria - Egypt
Woman's chilling last words seconds before she was ripped to shreds by shark on holiday
tourist who died after having her arm and leg ripped off in a savage shark attack have been revealed. The unnamed Austrian woman, 68, died in an ambulance from “shock" after the beast set upon her at Sahl Hasheesh, a popular bay on the Red Sea coast of Egypt, close to the resort town of Hurghada.READ MORE: Fugitive yoga teacher who 'killed love rival' may have had plastic surgeryA large crowd watched the drama but no-one was seen entering the water to help the woman, who had been in the country for a month with her Egyptian partner and was due to return home today (July 3).According to the Daily Mail, just before being attacked the woman from Tyrol told her partner: "I'll go back in for a moment."Afterwards, she was taken to the private Nile Hospital in Hurghada, an Egyptian health official said, adding that she was barely alive when she arrived.A local report quoted by Russian news agency RIA Novosti added: "The woman died in the ambulance from painful shock."Officials at the Red Sea Governorate told reporters that the area of the attack and Hurghada would be closed to all sea activity including fishing and diving.According to Tiroler Tageszeitung, the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is in contact with relatives of the woman.Video shows witnesses on a nearby jetty record the woman's survival attempt.A group of Russian tourists are heard saying: "Where are the rescuers?"F***, she's covered in blood.
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