Russian President Vladimir Putin may possibly be the father of a secret teenage lovechild with a cleaner who is now worth more than $100 million, according to a report.
An investigation by Russian media outlet Proekt has linked the notoriously secretive 68-year-previous leader to Svetlana Krivonogikh, who now lives in an elite location of St. Petersburg reserved for Putin’s pals.
Her 17-yr-aged daughter, Elizaveta Krivonogikh, “bears a phenomenal resemblance to the Russian president,” the investigation, which has also been shared in The Moscow Times, reported.
The outlet shared photos of the teen — which it did not publish since of her age — with a facial area-recognition qualified who stated there was a 70 p.c similarity involving Putin and the youngster.
“From this data, we can draw the conclusion that they may be linked,” Professor Hassan Ugail, Director of the Center for Visual Computing at the University of Bradford in the British isles, instructed Proekt.
Elizaveta Krivonogikh was born in 2003 — although Putin was nevertheless married to now-ex Lyudmila Shkrebneva.
Proekt mentioned Elizaveta Krivonogikh’s delivery files do not checklist a father, and only list “Vladimirovna” as the title deriving from her father.
The teenager has reportedly been residing underneath an assumed name for decades — and immediately deleted photographs demonstrating her face from her social media accounts when reporters started making contact with her, the outlet reported.
Her mom, now 45, had been a cleaner from a modest background in advance of turning out to be a beneficiary of a firm that owns a small share in the Putin-connected Rossiya Bank, as perfectly as proudly owning qualities in several towns, according to the investigation.
She also owns a nightspot acknowledged for “erotic exhibits,” the report suggests, estimating her full belongings as staying at the very least $102 million.
Flight logs reportedly url her to flights also taken by Putin, and her recent property in “the most elite housing that a St. Petersburg resident could wish for” is somewhere reserved for the president’s closest good friends, the report stated.
The alleged romantic relationship likely ended “somewhere around the conclude of the previous ten years,” Proekt claimed.
Several Putin resources refused to focus on the allegations with Proekt, and Svetlana Krivonogikh did not return Proekt’s messages even with an original assure to speak, the outlet said.
But Putin’s spokesperson denied ever hearing about Krivonogikh when probed by local reporters.
“This is the 1st time I’ve ever listened to of this sort of a woman and I simply cannot inform you something about this,” Dmitry Peskov, explained to reporters, The Moscow Periods stated.
“Yes, I was questioned about this title and I have never listened to anything at all about it and I do not know nearly anything,” he insisted.
Putin, meanwhile, has a monitor report of secrecy regarding his described brood.
He has never ever officially verified his two daughters from his initial marriage — Maria and Katerina who are equally in their 30s — and is extensively rumored to have up to four kids with former gymnast Alina Kabaeva.