Putin in public after health rumours soar



Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has made his first public appearance since speculation about his health rose sharply last week.

Putin today marked the national Unity Day holiday by laying flowers at the monument in Red Square commemorating the organizers of fighters who drove out Polish-Lithuanian occupiers in 1612.

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has made his first public appearance since speculation about his health rose sharply last week.

Putin today marked the national Unity Day holiday by laying flowers at the monument in Red Square commemorating the organizers of fighters who drove out Polish-Lithuanian occupiers in 1612.

Putin walked slowly but without assistance to the monument and his condition was unclear.

PTI