An influential woman in Russia, she would also be the mother of three children of Vladimir Putin and the owner of an ultra-secure chalet in the Swiss Alps.
“Reunite ‘Eva Braun’ with her ‘Führer!'” A petition posted on change.org website asks Switzerland to force the departure of Alina Kabaeva, presented, without this having ever been formalized, as a companion of Vladimir Putin. For now, the request has already been signed by just over 66,600 people of the 75,000 requested by the signatories of “citizens of three countries: Russia, Belarus and Ukraine, who are currently suffering” the war started by moscow.
In this document translated into three languages, German, English and therefore French, the signatories call “on the Swiss authorities” to act against this 38-year-old woman who “hides from the consequences sanctions imposed on the Russian Federation in your country.” According to the newspaper the officeCurrently he would live in an ultra-protected chalet in the Swiss Alps, near the city of Lugano. However, it is impossible to say where Alina Kabaeva is currently.
“We ask that you carefully consider the fact that you have been granted citizenship of your country,” adds the petition, which insists that “for the first time in modern history”, Switzerland “violated its neutrality”“which was not even the case with regard to Nazi Germany in the 20th century.”
Olympic gold, doping and politics
The journey of this 30-year-old from Tashkent, Uzbekistan, is dazzling. A top-level gymnast until the mid-2000s, renowned for her extreme flexibility, she stands at the head of an impressive track record. She was Olympic champion at the All-Around in Athens in 2004, she was also crowned nine-time world champion and 16-time European champion in various disciplines.
About that, a second requestmore confidentially, asks for the removal of his Olympic medals.
In 2001, Alina Kabaeva was suspended for two years for doping. Her spare time that she will use to get into politics, she again successfully as in 2005 she became a member of the Supreme Council of the United Russia party, the political party of Vladimir Putin.
Since 2008, the one who is considered one of the most influential women in Russia is also president of the public council of the National Media Group, all for an annual salary of 10 million dollars, details Point.
mix of genres
A proliferation of positions that is also criticized in the petition. “Review this person in the context of sanctions, and especially as a person leading the propaganda media holding,” he writes. Since the beginning of the conflict, the Russian media have been subject to strict censorship, especially since the promulgation of a law that prohibits them from mentioning the word “war” for the invasion of Ukraine.
His political career is also widely noted by the signatories. While she was a parliamentarian for Vladimir Putin’s party since 2007, she was “among the initiators of the bill, which in Russia was called the ‘law of villains’ or ‘the Dia Yakovlev law'”. Among other things, she prohibited US citizens from adopting Russian children.
“This shameful initiative deprived thousands of Russian orphans of the possibility of being adopted abroad. As a result, many applications that were already open at that time for the adoption of seriously ill children were canceled, and candidates for qualified medical care simply They are dead,” he added. explain the request.
The relationship between Alina Kabaeva and Vladimir Putin is one of Russia’s best-kept open secrets. Since 2007, she appears arm in arm with the Kremlin strongman and accompanies him during certain official acts.
In 2008, the newspaper Moscow correspondent “officializes” their sentimental relationship and indicates that a religious marriage should be organized shortly. Since then, Vladimir Putin has continued to deny this information and the media closed its doors at the end of 2008.
Although the subject is taboo in Russia, Putin and Kabaeva have already had three children. According to PointIt should be noted that Alina Kabaeva would have given birth to twins in 2019, whose father would be the strong man of the Kremlin.