VLADIMIR Putin’s puppet chief in occupied Kherson was killed in a thriller “automobile crash” at the moment.
Former YouTuber Kirill Stremousov – reviled for a sick stunt swinging a child spherical his head – had urged civilians to flee their properties whereas pumping out twisted pro-regime propaganda.
5Kirill Stremousov, 45, deputy head of the annexed Kherson area, died in a ‘automobile crash’ todayCredit: East2West
5Former fish meals tycoon and blogger Stremousov along with his familyCredit: East2West
5Recently he revealed a weird ‘poem’ on his love for RussiaCredit: Twitter/@@francis_scarr
The precise circumstances of his loss of life had been unclear, however it got here as Russian troops retreat in disarray from Kherson metropolis.
Deputy governor Stremousov, 45, had posted movies from rushing autos on the street.
And earlier at the moment he made unsubstantiated claims British and Polish mercenaries had been driving the Ukrainian advance, providing no proof.
”Many have left. About 80,000 folks had been evacuated. We assist everybody who desires to go away Kherson. I’m now in Kherson myself,” he mentioned in one in all his closing social media posts.
He additionally insisted Russia was in “full management” of the scenario regardless of the chaotic compelled deportation of tens of 1000’s of civilians.
Stremousov was killed at the moment close to Henichesk, 130 miles from Kherson metropolis on the border with Crimea, his private driver informed the Warfare Gonzo undertaking.
Vladimir Saldo, the Kremlin-installed performing governor of Kherson area, confirmed his deputy was lifeless.
He mentioned: “It is extremely exhausting for me to say that Kirill Stremousov died at the moment. He died on the territory of the Kherson area, travelling in a automobile that acquired into an accident,”
Ukrainian sources hinted the turncoat Putin mouthpiece might need been intentionally killed by the Russians.
Blogger and politician Anatoly Shariy mentioned: “A number of sources confirmed the loss of life of Stremousov.
“If that is true, then I perceive what sort of ‘visitors accident’ this was proper now when the give up of Kherson is apparent.”
He added: “And the principle factor – if he was killed, and precisely in the way in which I used to be informed it occurred – then it was no Ukrainian Military spies killing him.”
Political analyst Sergey Markov claimed a Russian commander was within the automobile with Stremousov and survived.
He mentioned: “It is all very unusual.
“He stored saying that Kherson couldn’t be handed over and it will not be handed over.
“He died on the day once they started to actively discuss concerning the give up of Kherson.
“He died not from a terrorist assault, however in an accident. Not in Kherson, however in Henichesk.
“With him within the automobile was a navy commander Kotz, he didn’t die.
“All that is very unusual.”
Former fish meals tycoon Stremousov was needed for treason in Kyiv for siding with Russia after the invasion.
He reportedly as soon as labored as a handyman and motivational speaker within the US and was a high-profile backer of pro-Putin Ukraine president Viktor Yanukovich who was overthrown in 2014.
He has additionally as soon as beat a policeman in a brawl at a metropolis council assembly, shot up a newspaper workplace and was concerned in an assault on a police convoy.
The convicted hooligan was additionally thrown out of Ukraine’s socialist occasion and didn’t get elected to parliament.
Vile video stunt
In 2017 he sparked outrage worldwide after a YouTube video of him swinging his four-month-old daughter spherical his head.
He mentioned he may hear “her bones are popping” and claimed it promoted well being.
He had just about no political expertise and was principally identified for spreading Covid conspiracies when he was appointed deputy governor in Could.
Since then he has grow to be an outspoken figurehead for Putin’s occupation and unlawful annexation of 4 areas.
He additionally reportedly made enemies within the Russian armed forces after blaming battlefield setbacks on “untalented navy commanders”.
And he steered Putin’s shut pal, bumbling defence minister Sergei Shoigu, ought to “shoot himself”.
In August Stremousov’s boss, performing governor Vladimir Saldo, mysteriously vanished from public view amid claims he survived two assassination makes an attempt.
The previous mayor of Kherson was rushed to hospital after allegedly being poisoned by a chef, lower than a month after a foiled automobile bomb plot.
It follows a string of thriller deaths of individuals linked to Putin this yr.
Final week the choose who sentenced captured Brits to loss of life was shot and critically wounded in japanese Ukraine.
5Kirill Stremousov went viral in 2017 for swinging a child spherical his head in a weird ‘yoga’ ritual
5He boasted he may hear his daughter’s bones ‘pop’