Putin rejected offer to use body doubles during Chechen war

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he had dismissed an idea to utilize body copies for individual assurance during a contention in Chechnya.

Talking in a meeting with the news organization Tass, another section of which was discharged Thursday, Putin said the arrangement dated back to the mid 2000s.

He said that it “came at the most troublesome snapshot of battling fear based oppression.”

In the mid 2000s, Russia was battling a war against separatists in Chechnya who likewise propelled assaults somewhere else in the nation. Putin visited troops in Chechnya hours after antecedent Boris Yeltsin ventured down on Dec. 31, 1999. He later said that a helicopter he was utilizing experienced harsh criticism during that trip.

Putin likewise made a few different excursions to Chechnya while battling was all the while seething there. During one of those outings in March 2000, Putin flew into Chechnya in the seat of a second pilot in a warrior stream.

Putin didn’t expound on his thought processes behind dismissing the proposition to have body copies.

The 67-year-old previous KGB specialist who has administered Russia for over 20 years likewise reaffirmed that he has kept on evading an individual cellphone. He said that he feels “increasingly great” depending on ensured interchanges implies and may once in a while utilize a helper’s telephone.

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