Members of the Ukrainian social movement AutoMaidan installed a fake Vladimir Putin gravestone outside Russia’s embassy in Kiev, according to photos and videos posted on the group’s Facebook page.
The Russian president has not been seen in public since March 5 — by far his longest absence in at least a decade. The latest rumours suggest Putin may be suffering from the flu.
The AutoMaidan activists who created the gravestone list his “death” as March 12, 2015. It appears that they are trying to compare Putin with Nazi leader Adolph Hitler — note the mustache and the swastika in the top left corner.
Here’s what the fake gravestone looks like:
Check out some more pictures and video of the fake gravestone:
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