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President Zelenskyy Survives Three Assassination Attempts In Days

President Zelenskyy Survives Three Assassination Attempts In Days

Two different outfits have reportedly been sent to kill the Ukrainian president

President Zelenskyy has reportedly managed to survive at least three assignation attempts in the past week.

It's being said that the Kremlin-backed Wagner group and Chechen special forces are the two different outfits that have been sent to kill the Ukrainian President, reports The Times.

Those trying to kill the President are said to have been alarmed by how the Ukrainians have been able to predict their moves.

A source, which is said to be in close contact with the group, reportedly said it was 'eerie' in terms of how briefed Zelenskyy’s security team were.

Oleksiy Danilov, the secretary of Ukraine’s National Security and Defence Council, told Ukrainian TV channels that Russian spies had informed them of the assassination attempt by Chechen special forces, also known as Kadyrovites.

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"We are already aware of the special operation that was to be carried out by Kadyrov forces unit," Mr Danilov told Ukraine 24 TV channel.

"We received the information from representatives of Russia’s Federal Security Service who do not want to take part in this bloody war.

"The Kadyrov forces unit, which came to kill our President, was eliminated."

He added: "And thanks to this, the Kadyrov elite group was destroyed, which came here to eliminate our president."

It seems that the Ukrainian president isn't the only one on a hit list.

A Russian entrepreneur has put a $1 million bounty on the head of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Alex Konanykhin is offering up the incredible sum of cash to whoever is able to capture the Kremlin leader 'dead or alive'.

In a post on LinkedIn (of all places), the former banker hopes the incentive will see Putin taken into custody and the war with Ukraine ended.

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He wrote: "I promise to pay $1,000,000 to the officer(s) who, complying with their constitutional duty, arrest(s) Putin as a war criminal under Russian and international laws.

"Putin is not the Russian president as he came to power as the result of a special operation of blowing up apartment buildings in Russia, then violated the Constitution by eliminating free elections and murdering his opponents.

"As an ethnic Russian and a Russian citizen, I see it as my moral duty to facilitate the denazification of Russia.

"I will continue my assistance to Ukraine in its heroic efforts to withstand the onslaught of Putin's Orda."

According to The Jerusalem Post, Orda means 'horde', or 'a predatory, plundering gang'.

If you would like to donate to the Red Cross Emergency Appeal, which will help provide food, medicines and basic medical supplies, shelter and water to those in Ukraine, click here for more information. 

Featured Image Credit: Alamy

Topics: Ukraine, Russia