Anything Russian President Vladimir Putin does is closely watched. More now, with the war in Ukraine . Extremely jealous of his intimacy with him, little is known about his time as a spy for the KGB, the secret service of the former Soviet Union, and even less about his private life. But when he walks, there is something that does not go unnoticed: when he walks, Putin does not move his right arm, which is always almost stiff. He only propels himself with the left one. The president’s gestures and way of expressing himself cause so much interest that they have even given rise to scientific research . Why doesn’t he move his right arm?
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In 2015, the British Medical Journal (BMJ) published an article with the conclusions of a study conducted by four neurologists. The objective of the investigation was to find out if the stiffness of the president’s right arm was due to a cerebrovascular accident or Parkinson’s disease , since it is a paralysis that frequently occurs in these pathologies.