JRL NEWSWATCH: “Putin is ‘entirely too healthy,’ the C.I.A. director says” – New York Times

Vladimir Putin file photo, adapted from screenshot of video at shareamerica.gov

“Western intelligence officials, as well as the Kremlin, this week dismissed longstanding rumors that  … Putin, the 69-year-old Russian president, is unwell. … ‘There are lots of rumors about … Putin’s health and as far as we can tell he’s entirely too healthy,’ [CIA Director] William J. Burns … said … Wednesday. Richard Moore, … head of MI6, … said …. ‘There is no evidence that Putin is suffering from serious illness.’ … Putin’s health was the subject of conjecture even before … February. Unconfirmed rumors over the years have diagnosed the president — whose private life is largely shrouded in secrecy — with cancer, Parkinson’s disease, dementia and paranoia. …”

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