Russian President Vladimir Putin’s reputed lover may have given birth to twin boys.
But like many things in Putin’s Moscow, the facts are shrouded in mystery.
Alina Kabaeva, an Olympic gold-medal-winning rhythmic gymnast, has long been rumored to be in a relationship with Putin. Russian media mostly shies away from the topic. Still, Moscow is buzzing with rumors that Kabaeva is the reason why a whole floor of the Kulakov Research Centre for Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology was shut down this month.
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A Russian newspaper briefly ran a story about the birth, but it was eventually taken down, according to the Daily Mail. An investigative journalist whom the Daily Mail described as close to Russian intelligence also claimed Kabaeva gave birth to two boys.
Putin has two adult children with ex-wife Lyudmila Shkrebneva.