Vladimir Putin is to self-isolate after Covid detected in entourage


Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech throughout the opening ceremony of the Worldwide Navy-Technical Discussion board “Military-2021” held within the Patriot Park, in Kubinka outdoors Moscow on August 23, 2021.


Russian President Vladimir Putin is self-isolating after members of his entourage fell in poor health with COVID-19 and can subsequently not journey to Tajikistan this week for deliberate regional safety conferences, the Kremlin stated on Tuesday.

Putin, 68, was as a consequence of journey to Tajikistan for high-level conferences of the CSTO and SCO regional alliances with the fast deterioration of safety in neighboring Afghanistan in focus.

The Kremlin stated in an announcement on Tuesday that Putin had referred to as Tajikistan’s President Emomali Rakhmon to elucidate he couldn’t journey as a consequence of his self-isolation regime and would participate within the conferences by way of video hyperlink as an alternative.

“Putin stated that as a consequence of circumstances of coronavirus in his entourage, he has to watch a self-isolation regime for a sure time period,” the Kremlin stated within the assertion on the telephone name.

The Russian chief has taken an array of well being precautions all through the pandemic and has had two doses of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine.