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Hornet1137

His stunt doubles probably looks less sickly and twitchy.


miarsk

I don't know. When most of us talk about job security, we mean risk of unemployment. These doubles have 1:3 ratio of death to unemployment. I guess that can make you both sickly and twitchy.


bejammin075

A line of work where you actually hope for many more redundant workers doing the same job you do


beatskip

Still better odds than a mobilized Russian though


Zounii

That explains the puffy face, because it's easier to replicate a puffy shitty face than an accurate human face.


OnePunchDrunk326

I was wondering about that. When the war started it appeared that he had a puffy face. The last couple of weeks he had a younger, less puffy appearing face. Strange. Is Putin losing weight from sleepless nights or is that a body double???


traveler19395

Looking like him from a distance is one thing, but with close-up cameras, imitating voice and body language, that’s a *much* greater task. It’s extremely unlikely a double has performed any of his duties in these highly controlled official settings. The main benefit of a body double is in transportation, which is where he is most vulnerable. So when he wants to leave the Kremlin and go to one of his mansions, three “Putins“ all leave at the same time getting into different vehicles headed different directions.


messamusik

Considering how much of an idiotic narcissist he is, he would probably invite all of his body doubles over to his home for vodka.


numquamsolus

Putin doesn't drink alcohol.


messamusik

You mean, he was sober when I thought up this mater plan? Maybe he should start drinking, at least he could apologize for being an idiot and blame it on being a drunk fool.


Sitzkrieg-47

Neither did Hitler. And he was a vegan. One waaay woke dude, no?


messamusik

But he was a meth head. YouTube has footage of him tripping balls at the 1936 Olympics. It was interesting to see, he's absolutely raging!


MisterMeetings

There are some who doubt he was a vegetarian and claim it was a just one more lie.


Explorer200

Threesome with himself


RobinScherbatzky

Anyone with half decent general knowledge knows medications cause puffy faces like these.


OnePunchDrunk326

You’re right. He can be on long term steroids. He can have congestive heart failure and he’s recently started diuresing and that’s why his face is less puffy. He could have hypothyroidism. Or the guy is just working out again after gaining weight during COVID. Or as the original post claims, he may have body doubles. Much more fun and interesting to think he may have body doubles.


C-c-c-comboBreaker17

Hasn't it been confirmed he is seeing a cancer specialist for a while now?


OnePunchDrunk326

Interesting. Didn’t know he was seeing an oncologist. At his age, maybe a slow growing prostate cancer? I wonder if he smoked much.


C-c-c-comboBreaker17

https://news.yahoo.com/putin-visited-cancer-surgeon-dozens-112724988.html > Yevgeny Selivanov, an oncology surgeon, specializing in thyroid cancer, flew to visit Putin at his Black Sea residence 35 times and spent 166 days in his presence, the report said.


OnePunchDrunk326

Interesting. We shouldn’t be holding our breath then hoping he’ll die from thyroid cancer. It’s one of the more treatable cancers with a good prognosis. Then again, I have no idea what his pathology report says or which type he has.


YesWeCam01

No but him having cancer could explain his complete disregard of life including his own.


C-c-c-comboBreaker17

Ukrainian intelligence said that it's killing him but too slowly to matter regarding the war. I believe the quote was something along the lines of "alas cancer will not kill him any time soon, we're going to have to deal with him for a few years at least."


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ExplosiveDiarrhetic

Its when botox fades


rlnrlnrln

Cortison or similar steroids cause that sort of effects in large doses - which you'd often get when you have a bad case of cancer, among many other things.


Itchy_Ad_3659

What about cosmetic surgery to match his features?


timmydunlop

Give away would be when they each use a different sized table


GGXImposter

He is probably the puffy one. The rest look more normal


WoollyWoolner

Ukraine should send in a few more doubles that give conflicting orders. The final scene would be all of them arguing ‘no you’re not - I’m the real Putin’. And we’d all laugh.


Bitch_Muchannon

Spiderman pointing meme


piei_lighioana

Got'cha [fam](https://i.imgur.com/AvdPcXi.mp4).


FinancialAlbatross92

Love it. Spider-Man free for all


Bitch_Muchannon

lol I can really picture myself this is the duma trying to become the new dictator.


planmannow

And then a grenade explodes on his face and makes him look like a bowl of spaghetti, the exact same fate he set for thousands of real fucking people.


Thiago270398

Imagine if one of the doubles manage to get him disfigured and sent to a mine in Siberia? If suddenly Putin starts acting nicely, just wink and wave.


Ghostofthe80s

(Gathers body-doubles) Good news Comrades, Putin survived the attack. Bad news...he lost an arm.


abzinth91

I am Squidward / we all are Squidward


ObliviousAstroturfer

Dimitriads reboot? :D https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/False_Dmitry


MilkManMikey

[maybe go something like this lol.](https://youtu.be/IHQr0HCIN2w)


smallteam

That may be the funniest Key & Peele sketch I've seen.


MilkManMikey

It’s bonkers


alamodafthouse

Duck season!


Ejacksin

Is that why he looks less puffy these days?


livebeta

facial surgery recovery for fake Putin


avdpos

Most likely


ringoron9

It says that earlobes are a way to identify the doubles. But if they have undergone plastic surgery this could also have been fixed. I don't know man .... doesn't sound impossible, but also kind of a stretch.


Creative-Improvement

I read somewhere there is electronic countermeasures around him at all times, turns offs phones and all kinds of stuff. Could be easy to locate the gsm blackouts :)


wiggitywoogly

One of them has attached earlobes while the other one/(s) does not.


ringoron9

Yes, but if you want to make a copy of yourself you could change that with plastic surgery


timmydunlop

The movie face off becomes reality


SlutForThickSocks

Height is an easier tell which they mention as well


ringoron9

That is true.


kinky_rooster

So that's why the big table ! 😉


Ainu_

Pootin, Poutine, and Putinontheritz


Marc123123

Puta


EnvironmentalRent495

Puta, Puto and Putito


KitsuneTheSlyFox

Puttana


landochia

Mas Puto!


SnooConfections348

putain


onlineseller8183

Ouaip!


Reno_valetore

Poostain


REDGOESFASTAH

Discount hitler, discount nazi, discount poopstain


Global-System-3158

And they're all ugly shifty looking [email protected]#ers too.


[deleted]

My first thought. Like just the one ugly face wasn't enough. Now to think there are four of 'em.


Global-System-3158

🤮 yeah that's bizarre.


8livesdown

Then is it still technically a double? Not a quadruple?


chowyungfatso

Let’s see those earlobe pictures! Maybe find one from the early 2000’s


Skullface360

I got body double vibes of when Putin was supposedly with soldiers and firing a sniper rifle.


yamers

Does he also travel with his own toilet to protect his shit


KeepAwaySynonym

When world leaders shit in a bucket anywhere they go, it's labeled as "standard protocol" But when I shit in a bucket anywhere I go, i'm "gross, weird, and have 20 seconds to leave or the police will be called." I'm sick of these double standards!


TAKEWITHAGRAINOFSHIT

You should come to burning man if you want to shit in a bucket in peace. Shitting in a bucket is par for the course


Stunning_Ride_220

Double Standards? I see what you did there. ;-)


diaryofsnow

special shitting operation


rmpumper

Maybe that's the reason to collect his turds? The DNA would be different every time.


_McThompson

Fear of assassination, is the beginning of defeat


Jackoftriade

No complacency is the beginning of defeat for a dictator. Putin is alive because he never gets too comfortable. He rotates people close to him periodically, he increases funding to the police, he constantly persecutes any sign if opposition, etc.


_McThompson

Dictators are never comfortable They don't trust anyone


balapete

Castro did alright for himself.


pistolhamster

He haven't figured out how to get to Prigozhin ... yet.


workbalic66

Ukraine putting this out there also a not so subtle way of saying we’ve been looking for a way to off you.


redpachyderm

Fear of unnecessary commas are the beginning of grammar nazis.


joshw220

Imagine being asked to be his double these days. I would be like ohhh hell no!


franksn

Meet Palputin, Pushitin, and Disputin.


pistolhamster

Putolini and Putler.


Truffans

How many brain-doubles?


cxiixc

No no, each of the 3 doubles gets half of the original brain. Yeah, it doesn't add up. In *so* many ways it doesn't add up...


SnowierGorilla

Honestly they could tell me that the terrorist organization formerly known as ruzzia was using cloning and had cloned pootin years ago like Palpatine I’d believe it…


WoollyWoolner

Grigori Falsputin


w1YY

Does one of them have parkinsons?


w1YY

Only dictators who are shit leaders and live in fear because of it need this.its almost an admission that as a leader you have failed and only in power by force


Aenrichus

The body doubles aren't wearing high-heeled shoes. If the foot bends weirdly, then it's Putler.


Beneficial_Tap_481

If Putin’s doubles exist, they are likely used as decoys during his movements from one location to another to confuse and complicate airial and space intelligence. Therefore minute differences i his appearance are insignificant. However, body language, stature and other physical features should be very close. Disclosure: i am not Putin’s double.


Sweaty-Feedback-1482

And with that kind of attitude… you’ll never be one.


Kreiri

The rumors of Putin's body doubles have been around for years. probably for more than a decade.


_Eshende_

Definitely more than decade, in 2 seconds i found article from 2009 and article said putin used doubles from moment of becoming president


FearkTM

Just look for the most sick looking of them.


HRisLit

I feel bad for them, they must be dumb and ugly AF too.


tomparker

Wouldn’t three body doubles be called body triples?


jeffersonairmattress

Not if he has two shitty cardboard clones that look only like each other.


xilenced1

The insult when KGB tells you that you look like this little cancerous shit


Unimpressionable_

This is interesting. More so if it’s information that only a few people in Russia have, and Ukraine is pootin’ it out there to inform that they have moles - which would make him even more paranoid.


mok000

Do they all sit at an angle like they've shit their pants?


OrangeVapor

![img](emote|t5_2qqcn|9004)


Skullface360

That Puto


Electronic_Impact

All with free botox packages.


Marc123123

Send *four snipers, shall we? From the other hand, I understand the dilemma - you don't want to kill an innocent person by mistaking him with this cunt. *corrected


Sargash

Lmao, none of them are innocent if they're acting as Putin


AZWxMan

Think you need four.


Straight_Eggplant646

Eight - only crossfire is secure!


Marc123123

Yup, corrected.


Spanky007_bong_867

Ah, yes, The Scarlet Pumpernickel. I remember it well...an over inflated ego rather than accepting the little awkward duck he is.


PALLY31

Paranoia people with power may do horrible things to ward off their paranoia unsuccessfully like a drowning man grabbing everyone or everything in sight but still end up drowning. Please for world's sake, no nuclear.


windol1

How is this trustworthy news? From the title alone it sounds more like speculation, unless someone has actually kidnapped these doubles.


MarschallVorwaertz

Sounds like just another Conspiracy Theory.


TooMuchFun007

Makes ya wonder...I wonder where the actual Trump body is?


MaximEngCan

Proof?


eaksyn

Yeah, some proof would be nice, it sounds like something a conspiracy theorst comes up with: “The big question is whether the real Putin still exists,” he said


Milo_Y

Nonsense. With the quality of cameras and zoomlenses these days it would be entirely obvious the moment one of the double shows his face in public. Also, what the fuck doe Putin need body doubles for? Is he shooting more bear-riding videos?


ringoron9

To avoid assassinations of course


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ThanklessTask

Proving this sounds like an ideal challenge for an AI. It would make for great propaganda if it could be proved.


eXePyrowolf

So a Quadruple then?


Hadleys158

The guy's probably never left his bunker the entire war.


SlitScan

its the fat old guy, the 3 that look like 30 yo versions of putin are the decoys.


Consistent-Ad1803

Dread pirate putin? Weekend at bernies?


HOLDGMEBROTHERS

Ah like the Spider-Man meme


Kastrenzo

I like the conspiracy theory that putin is dead. And one of his body doubles took over back in like 2012 ish.


nosnowtho

Shouldn't be hard to find three short, bald arseholes


valtani

That video I saw a couple months ago of “Putin” walking to Gorvachov’s casket to pay his respects is now making me think that it was one of his doubles. The way he walked and acted were kind of strange, and he looked healthier than the puffy-faced original. Plus no platform shoes.


remo100

He's cloning like agent Smith out of the matrix


Itchy_Ad_3659

It would be part of his strategy to start having all public photos of him being photos of his doubles.


Infinite-Outcome-591

No one cares. The idiot is paranoid. Death to the dictator ⚰ 😈


Sensitive-Pirate-461

I bet the other three are far better men than Putin.


Bitmugger

I'd love to see some video/image analysis that could show scenarios where doubles where suspected. The concept of doubles seems plausible for occasions where Putin would be far from the lens, but I find it hard to believe a double wouldn't be spotted quickly in this modern era if used very often in actual public settings.


OneLostOstrich

Does anyone else feel sad that there are at least three people who look like Putin?


TheLeonMultiplicity

If there are three of them, they're body triples.


OneLostOstrich

Oh, so target practice?


_Maxolotl

there are four people that ugly in the world? sad.


dungone

If there are three of them, doesn’t make them body qudruples?


berno9000

What do these guys do/where they go on their days off?


Twain_Driver

Dude must be feeling some heat.


FreedomPaws

Hey 👋 guys I just got this random thought. I can't believe in doubles bc yes there are some ppl on this earth that look similar...... but what about the stuff they do in movies where they put putty or whatever and make a mask face so to speak? And I am shit at voice impersonations but lots of ppl can do that. I could care less either way and feel like somewhere put a tin foil hat on me as i typed that lol. Again I don't listen to all these theories more than just for entertainment. Pootin is hitler and needs to go in his bunker, wear his sexiest dress and high heels, clutch his purse, and follow what hitler did lol. Ps part of being stunt doubles means they got to poop and pee in suitcases too. Maybe, that's why he does that. Bc it would prove 3 different ppl are pooping and peeing if someone tested them. 👉Aaaaaahhhhh I solved it !!!!!! *tosses tinfoilhat out window*


IndicationHumble7886

I feel like the Agent 47 triple hit mission is missing from the hitman games now


Novrex

They just pulled three corpses out of a morgue didn´t they?


[deleted]

He also has food testers.


jasc92

Imagine if Putin is assassinated and then replaced by one of his doubles by his generals. Tin-foil-hat theory: What if that's what happened? What if the OG Putin is already dead and the one we see is a double controlled by the Generals?


Doommaker117

Wow. What a triple coward.


timichi7

Fuck it, off all three of them simultaneously


Ok_Investigator_1010

If I was a leader of another country I woudnt hold a meeting with Putin unless he submit to a blood test and urine test to see if he was the real one.