PARANOID Vladimir Putin has launched an enormous no-go zone round his secret forest palace the place his gymnast lover reportedly lives.
The Russian tyrant’s luxury bolthole on the sting of Lake Valdai is a sprawling property boasting a palatial most important residence, guesthouses, a golf course and a large spa advanced.
And an enormous new exclusion zone – bigger than the Isle of Wight and the Mediterranean island of Malta – has now been enforced across the residence.
A swathe of Valdai Nationwide Park has turn into a no-go zone amid Putin’s fury over the exposé of the tyrant’s secret life with Kabaeva – revealing the £100million mansion she is alleged to dwell in with their youngsters.
In keeping with Meduza, a part of the world across the property has now been became a “specifically protected pure space” – banning the general public from stepping foot within the zone for looking or fishing.
Lake Valdai is split in two by a group of islands within the center – and the half nearest to Putin’s shoreside palace has been shut off to guests.
Guarded by a federal safety service, trespassers on the advanced and exclusion zone face two years “correctional labour” and fines of as much as £5,300.
Underneath the brand new no-go zone, guests can now not entry a part of the lake close to the Iversky monastery – positioned on an island well-liked with vacationers and pilgrims.
“Now half of Valdai is totally closed to boats and vacationers, based on the official model — due to the poor ecological situation,” the Meduza report stated.
One resident informed Meduza: “The authorities are slowly squeezing out an increasing number of territories.”
The contemporary crackdown to curb entry to the world round Putin’s lavish dwelling has been bizarrely branded an “ecological” transfer to guard Lake Valdai.
However locals declare there was no deterioration within the lake’s pristine situation – and imagine the transfer has been made to guard Putin from prying eyes.
Putin was stated to be fuming over stories his Valdai palace advanced is paid for by a taxpayer slush fund.
Basic SVR Telegram claimed “nobody has seen the president so livid”.
He reportedly informed officers it was “the FSB management’s fault that they did not maintain a secret that was extra severe than a state secret”.
Putin and Kabaeva are rumoured to have between two and four young children – however the 13-year relationship has by no means been publicly acknowledged.
Kabaeva – an Olympic gold-medal profitable rhythmic gymnast – is thought to personal a big picket dwelling within the sprawling grounds which she shares with their kids.
That is separate from the primary “golden” mansion.
Latest stories declare Kabaeva gave beginning to 1 Putin little one in 2015 in Switzerland, and one other 4 years later in Moscow.
Unnamed officers claimed they’d noticed youngsters on the premises and satellite tv for pc pictures taken between 2016 and 2020 confirmed a playground within the woods, which is believed to have been constructed for the household.
The luxurious advanced is dubbed Putin’s “most secret official dacha”.
The sprawling lakeside property seen on drone footage features a steady, golf course, mini-golf course, VIP restaurant with a cinema, bowling, billiard room and even a mini-casino.
The luxurious spa has therapeutic massage baths, a 25-metre pool surrounded by sizzling tubs in addition to saunas and a Turkish bathtub, and a Thai therapeutic massage podium.
It comes after Putin reportedly set up major air defences on the secret forest palace to protect his mistress and kids from aerial assault.
A Pantsir-S1 missile battery was noticed near the tyrant’s opulent lair on Lake Valdai, days after similar anti-aircraft rockets had been deployed on rooftops in Moscow.
A radar-guided missile launcher was additionally arrange close to Putin’s official residence simply exterior the capital, footage shared on-line seem to indicate.
Each his properties at the moment are shielded from attainable assault from drones or long-range missiles launched from Ukraine.
Mad Vlad – stated to be suffering mania as a side-effect of cancer drugs – reportedly fears being toppled because of his disastrous struggle in Ukraine.
New pictures seem to indicate the cell Pantsir-S1 battery stationed within the village of Yascherovo, half-way between Moscow and St Petersburg.
The high-tech launcher has anti-aircraft weapons and radar-guided rockets designed to deliver down jets, drones and cruise missiles at a spread of as much as 12 miles.
Three servicemen are always close by, and the radar dish rotates scanning for threats, based on a report by Agentstvo Novosti.
“These air defence programs shield President Vladimir Putin and his household from a attainable Ukrainian strike,” the report stated.
“This conclusion might be drawn after the air defence system appeared close to the Valdai presidential residence.
“There are merely no different websites for defense there, aside from the residence.”