On the morning of March 25, 2022, conflicting news appeared in Russia about a politician, the leader of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia, Vladimir Zhirinovsky.
So, the telegram channel Mash reported that Zhirinovsky had died.
“Vladimir Zhirinovsky died today at 10:45 am (Moscow time). The politician spent the last day in a coma, ”the publication wrote.
At the same time, the RIA Novosti news agency, citing a Russian businessman and politician, member of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation Alexander Pronyushkin, also reported that Zhirinovsky had died.
And then RIA Novosti, with reference to the chairman of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Vyacheslav Volodin, denied reports of the death of Zhirinovsky.
“His condition is really serious. Today he underwent a CT scan. We are worried about him, the doctors are fighting for him. He is a great fellow himself. Let’s wish him a speedy recovery,” Volodin said.
Senator Pronyushkin removed the message about Zhirinovsky’s death from his Telegram channel.
The Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation reported that Zhirinovsky’s condition is assessed as stable, doctors continue to provide all possible medical care in this situation.
In 2022, Zhirinovsky was hospitalized with coronavirus.
On February 2, the 75-year-old politician ended up in the Central Clinical Hospital of Moscow with the disease omicron variant SARS-CoV-2 and serious lung damage – about 50-75%.