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Putin calls in retired, obese general to fight in Ukraine

Added 06-26-22 06:18:01pm EST - “The heavyset Russian general will lead special forces in Eastern Ukraine after coming out of retirement, according to a report.” - Nypost.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Nypost.com: “Putin calls in retired, obese general to fight in Ukraine”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

The Russian dictator just brought an obese general out of retirement to aid in his country’s battle in the region, after the loss of other senior officers since Russia invaded its neighbor in late February, according to a report.

The beefy new military honcho, only identified as Gen. Pavel, 67, will lead Russian special forces in the region after the previous commander was seriously injured in an artillery strike, according to London’s Daily Star.

A senior intelligence source told the tab that “Mafia boss” Putin was “scraping the barrel” by calling on the general, who weighs in at an estimated 280 pounds, reportedly eats five meals daily, all washed down by at least a liter of vodka, and needs two sets of body armor to cover his girth.

“Most of [Putin’s] best and battle-hardened senior commanders have been killed or injured fighting in Ukraine, so he is resorting to sending second-rate officers to the front who don’t last very long,” the source told the Daily Star.

“Putin is like a Mafia boss who no one can refuse to obey,” the source said. “If a retired general gets a message from Putin saying Mother Russia needs you to fight in Ukraine, there is not much you can do.

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