Russian Presidential Speaker Peskov says Putin has got a cold

Russian President Vladimir Putin caught a cold, as relayed to journalists by Press Secretary, Dmitry Peskov, Interfax reports.

During a meeting with the finalists of the Leaders of Russia contest, Putin apologized that he spoke quietly, as he lost his voice a little. As a result, journalists asked Peskov about the President’s health. Peskov answered, "He has a cold but he continues to work."

He stressed that the ailment hasn’t affected the President's working schedule.

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