Russia’s brutal war in Ukraine will only come to an end when bonkers Vladimir Putin has died, according to a top military spy chief.
The claims come amid reports the Russian President’s health has rapidly deteriorated and is showing signs of terminal cancer.
Major General Kyrylo Budanov, one of Kyiv’s top officers, agreed it was “unrealistic” to expect Putin to retreat when asked if the former KGB officer would die before fighting ends.
He told The New Voice of Ukraine : “This is his end, he drove himself into a dead end.
“He is a war criminal for the whole world. Don’t worry, Ukraine will win.
“Leaving him a way to retreat is one of the strategies, but it is almost unrealistic.”
The Ukrainian made his somewhat bold prediction of a victory for the eastern European country in the face of mass-mobilisation from their enemy during his statement yesterday (Monday, May 2).
Although the military expert reckons Putin’s death will come before the war is over, not everyone agrees.
Pope Francis has revealed that Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban thinks fighting will cease next week.
He told the religious leader Putin wanted to end the war on May 9, which marks the Russian victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two.
Although there is disagreement over when the war will end, most experts agree the Russian President has shown visible displays of poor health.
The tyrant was recently filmed struggling to stop his hand shaking during a meeting with fellow dictator Alexander Lukashenko.
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Although he works hard to maintain an image of strength and security, it isn’t the only time he has looked weak in front of the cameras.
Multiple photos show Putin with bloated cheeks and one video even showed him holding onto a table for support.
The speculation has even reached a point where a Kremlin spokesperson was forced to insist their leader was in “excellent health”.