New ‘evidence’ has emerged that Vladimir Putin and his highest ranking commanders are operating the Ukraine war from top secret nuclear bunkers.
Movements of planes used by top Kremlin officials show Putin may be in a hideaway near Surgut in western Siberia, it is claimed.
His defence minister Sergei Shoigu – who has been mysteriously absent for several weeks, sparking rumours about his health – is believed to be in a bunker near Ufa in the Urals, 725 miles east of Moscow, according to investigative journalist Christo Grozev.
This theory is backed by his daughter Ksenia Shoigu, 31, who visited Ufa – where she was pictured – for an estimated three days from March 22, as speculation was rife that the defence minister had suffered heart problems.
She also abruptly barred public access to her Instagram where she had posed with her baby in the blue and yellow colours of Ukraine.
The use of the high security bunkers – if confirmed – is alarming as it suggests Putin may be preparing to…