German media: Putin lost his enthusiasm for power

Russian leader Vladimir Putin looks bored, which gives the impression that he has lost his enthusiasm and desire to stay in power, writes Süddeutsche Zeitung, Germany's largest newspaper.

Whether this was influenced by the COVID-19 pandemic is unknown. But 2020 has been a tough year for everyone, including those monitoring Kremlin residents.

Journalists note that Putin has been ruling Russia from his office in recent months. A brown desk, a Russian flag, three telephones, a large video conferencing screen. All this is extremely small to draw conclusions.

Therefore, observers pay attention to the little things. For example, while talking about the pandemic, Putin began rolling a ballpoint pen on the table. This is definitely a sign that he has lost his desire to rule, the German "analysts" are sure.

During one of the rare walks in Red Square, he dragged his leg. After that, there were rumors that he was sick with Parkinson's disease. The point is that the system itself, which does not rely on half-truths and seeks to turn everything into a mystery, pushes people to read signs.

The President of Russia has already been credited with a stroke, leprosy, illegitimate children. Recently, Valery Solovey, a former MGIMO professor, said that in January 2021, Putin will announce his desire to resign, as if he had promised this to his family. However, the Nightingale had put forward dubious theories before.

Kremlin expert Mark Galeotti doesn't believe in Putin's illness. In his opinion, Putin is one of the most protected people on the planet. No one knows exactly where Putin's real office is. Even the correspondents of the Moscow. Kremlin. Putin ”show archival footage or the head of state at the said table.

But the Russians don't know exactly where this table is. Recently, it has been suggested that the Russian leader set up a similar office in Sochi so that no one would notice that he was sitting on the Black Sea coast and not in Moscow.

According to Gleb Pavlovsky, the head of state has become a hostage of his inner circle, and they do not want him to leave.

Making plans is not in his nature. He improvises. The big secret is that he has no plan

- confident Pavlovsky, who was once Putin's consultant.

Pavlovsky explained that Putin has a problem. He needs to find a successor, and he is afraid to make mistakes.

In turn, political analyst Tatyana Stanovaya believes that Putin is increasingly leaving the current policy, only occasionally makes decisions. He does this not because he cannot, but because he does not want to. In her description, Russian officials do not have a vision of not only the future of the country, but also their own leadership. However, she is convinced that the system will exist without Putin, summed up the German media.
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  1. zz811 Offline zz811
    zz811 (Vlad Pervovich) 17 December 2020 20: 30
    ward number six
  2. boriz Offline boriz
    boriz (boriz) 17 December 2020 20: 44
    Russian leader Vladimir Putin looks bored ...

    The Russian leader looks calm. One gets the impression that since he "left the bunker", he is sure that everything is going according to plan, everything is under control. That's why I went out. It seems that the balance of power within the country has changed. And in the United States, things are going according to (he) understandable scenario. Or it doesn't matter to him who will be the president there.
  3. Tamara Smirnova Offline Tamara Smirnova
    Tamara Smirnova (Tamara Smirnova) 17 December 2020 21: 06
    The staff was already giving out nonsense, but her problem is getting worse. "Dumb and dumber" is about her and analysts like her.
  4. 123 Offline 123
    123 (123) 17 December 2020 21: 25
    She rolls her pen, drags her leg, looks sullenly ... and what do the "astrologers" from the Süddeutsche Zeitung think about this Frau? That she is shaking in epilepsy, why?

    Here's another wonderful girl dreamed of becoming president ...

    In general, here is such a comment turned out ... with pictures winked

  5. It’s the German chancellor’s hands that are shaking like a hangover, why would that be?
  6. beeper Offline beeper
    beeper 18 December 2020 01: 39
    German "Goebbelsuchs" (and in other "universal" media outlets there is the same absurd "conspiratorialbed"on the" interpretation "of the annual Putin press conference yes ) "with enthusiasm" sucked out of the finger! wassat
    And the "retired consultant" G. Pavlovsky (in a cheap "pursuit of a sensation" ?! winked ) in vain flaunts his own stupidity, since "to make plans" is "in the character" of each person, inherent in us from birth! wink
    And as a matter of fact, "talking" about the "problems and fears" of an experienced world-class politician is, in general, tours on wheels! yes
  7. Tamara Smirnova Offline Tamara Smirnova
    Tamara Smirnova (Tamara Smirnova) 18 December 2020 16: 22
    And today there are completely different statements:

    German media: the Russian president is in good shape - despite all rumors.
  8. Petr Vladimirovich (Peter) 18 December 2020 21: 30
    Do not argue with G. Pavlovsky, but cry right away! I wrapped it once about 40 billion dollars, so all progressive humanity was on the ears! Tell me how to cut it !!!
  9. taisiya Offline taisiya
    taisiya (Taisiya) 18 December 2020 23: 40
    Putin began rolling a ballpoint pen on the table. This is definitely a sign that he has lost his will to rule ...

    laughing fellow
  10. Yurets Offline Yurets
    Yurets (Yuri) 19 December 2020 02: 38
    The West is raving with dreams of Uncle Vova's departure. But delirium is a sign of a serious illness that can lead to ruin. Oh, would rather ... Get all these Anglo-Saxons!