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Putin to self-isolate as Covid cases detected in his entourage: Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin is going into self-isolation because of coronavirus cases in his inner circle, the Kremlin said Tuesday.

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Vladimir Putin | Coronavirus | Kremlin

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Russian President Vladimir Putin overseeing the launch of Russia-China gas pipeline. Photo: Reuters
Russian President Vladimir Putin | Photo: Reuters

Russian President is going into self-isolation because of cases in his inner circle, the said Tuesday.

The announcement came in the Kremlin's readout of Putin's phone call with the Tajik President Emomali Rahmon.

Putin has been fully vaccinated with the Russian vaccine Sputnik V he received his second shot in April.

On Monday, the Russian president attended several public events. He met with the Russian Paralympians, attended military exercises conducted in coordination with Belarus, and met with with Syrian President Bashar Assad.

Asked if Putin tested negative for the virus, spokesman Dmitry Peskov said: of course, yes.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Tue, September 14 2021. 15:07 IST
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