As Front Page Detectives previously reported, the General SVR Telegram channel claimed Putin is “terminally ill” and his death is “imminent.” They even went on to suggest that doppelgängers are being used for the leader's public appearances.
As Putin’s successors battle to someday control the country, the Daily Star decided to use Google’s artificial intelligence-powered software, Bard, to help determine who might replace the warmonger if he does die anytime soon.
While Bard noted it was “difficult to say definitively” who would replace Putin, the software's top pick was Vyacheslav Volodin, current Speaker of the State Duma, the lower house of the Russian Parliament, according to the Daily Star.
Being one of Putin's staunchest allies, Volodin could spell doom for the rest of the world. He has publicly endorsed the use of nuclear weapons, which could heighten the potential for a nuclear conflict if he were to someday lead Russia.
The Daily Star reported that Bard warned, "In short, Volodin is a dangerous and unstable individual who would be a threat to global peace and security."
A source speaking to anti-Kremlin Russian media outlet Meduza said Volodin is “not the most intellectual person, but he’s able to sense quite a lot.” The source added, “He’s not a person, he’s a biorobot,” according to the Daily Star.
The other possible choices Bard suggested were Dmitry Medvedev, President of Russia from 2008 to 2012, a Putin loyalist and current Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of Russia; Mikhail Mishustin, Prime Minister of Russia since 2020; and Sergei Shoigu, Minister of Defense of Russia, who is also a close Putin ally praised within Russia for his leadership of the country's military.
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