Before meeting Vladimir Putin, it is necessary to undergo a series of tests.
As the “Super Express” portal reminds us, it is no secret that Vladimir Putin is paranoidly afraid for his life and health. Anyone who is to meet him must first undergo a detailed examination that excludes not only coronavirus infection, but a number of other diseases as well. Pilots flying with the Russian president, like his doctors, are systematically isolated.
Isolation before meeting Putin
The tabloid indicates that the generals attending this year's celebration of the Russian Victory Day on May 9 had to undergo a 2-week isolation first. It was supposed to take place in one of the luxurious Moscow hotels and was a necessary condition to be able to appear near Putin.
There is still a quarantine to which anyone who wants to meet the Russian dictator must submit. Coronavirus vaccination has not changed that, nor has the fact that there are now fewer cases of Covid-19. Coronavirus testing (two PCR and two for antibodies) is also required.
According to information from BBC Russia, approximately 1 , 5 billion rubles (converted into the Polish currency, it is about PLN 123 million). “Sitting in quarantine and carrying out numerous tests is paranoia,” says Konstantin Balonov, a specialist at one of the American hospitals.
Research into the detection of coronavirus infection is not the only one that must be subjected to those who encounter Putin. They are also tested for influenza, staphylococcus and other parasites.
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