Under pressure Vladimir Putin's feet twitch and spasm during tense meeting with Kazakstan president

30 November 2022, 14:42 | Updated: 30 November 2022, 15:01

Photographs of Putin uncontrollably shaking his foot
Photographs of Putin uncontrollably shaking his foot. Picture: Alamy
Fran Way

By Fran Way

Pictures of Vladimir Putin appearing to uncontrollably twitch his legs has led to further speculation about his health.

Vladimir Putin’s feet twitch and spasm in meeting with with Kazakh president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev

Photographs of the Russian president showed him seemingly shaking his feet – revealing another sign that he could be suffering with Parkinson’s disease.

Parkinson's is a condition which causes problems like shaking and stiffness that get worse over time.

Putin’s health has been under speculation recently, with experts and medics analysing pictures of videos of him confirming that he is showing signs of somebody who is terminally sick.

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The latest footage was taken during a meeting between him and the president of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Monday.

During the talks, Putin’s feet twitched and spasmed as he spoke to the cameras about the ‘special significance’ of the meeting.

He was also seen gripping his right arm throughout the talks, months after he was photographed walking on a red carpet with his right arm hanging straight by his side.