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Who is Alina Kabaeva? Meet Vladimir Putin’s Rumored Girlfriend

As the ongoing turmoil between Russia and Ukraine enters into its 12th day, the entire world is eagerly watching how the situation is getting unfolded day after day. People are trying to get every minute update about the ongoing war.

Meanwhile, many people are also trying to dig out information about Russian president Vladimir Putin’s personal life. He is in immense spotlight and details pertaining to his personal life has come to the forefront.

One of these is Alina Kabaeva who is alleged to be a longtime girlfriend of Vladimir Putin. Here is everything you need to know about her in our article below.

Every bit of Alina Kabaeva, Putin’s alleged longtime partner

Alina Kabaeva is a Russian politician, media manager, and former rhythmic gymnast who came into the media limelight in the year 2008 after reports of her alliance with Putin.

This was the same time when speculation was rife that Putin and his then-wife Lyudmila Shkrebneva‘s relationship has gone sour and they have filed for divorce. Even though Putin and his wife maintained a public profile together there were rumors floating around about his relationship with Kabaeva.

Putin and Shkrebneva officially divorced in the year 2013 and for more than a decade now, Putin and Kabaeva have been paired together. According to some local media reports, she is nicknamed the ‘secret first lady’ of Russia informally. Kremlin has refuted these allegations about their romantic partnership.

Who is Alina Kabaeva?

Alina Kabaeva was born in the year 1983 in Tashkent, Uzbek SSR (Former Soviet Union). Kabaeva started her rhythmic gymnastics when she was just three years old.

At the age of 15, she was an accomplished sportswoman having won the European Championships held in Portugal. She has represented Russia at several world championships.

She won a bronze medal at the 2000 Olympics held in Australia. Four years later she won Gold at the Olympics in Greece. Kabaeva is considered to be one of the most decorated gymnasts in the history of rhythmic gymnastics, with two Olympic medals, 14 World Championship medals, and 21 European Championship medals in her professional career.

2001 was the turning point in her career as she was caught in a doping scandal. She was convicted of using furosemide, a banned drug, and banned from games for two years.

Over the last many years, there have been umpteen reports that Putin and Kabaeva have four children together.

Putin avoids questions about his personal life when interacting on public platforms or in interviews. He once said, “I have a private life in which I do not permit interference. It must be respected. I have always reacted negatively to those who with their snotty noses and erotic fantasies prowl into others’ lives.”

Where is Alina Kabaeva now?

According to a report by Voa News, Kabaeva has been spotted wearing a wedding ring and they share 7-year-old twin daughters, who were born in the year 2015 in Switzerland. They also share two other sons.

According to one source, “Alina has two young boys and twin girls with Putin who were born in Switzerland. The kids all have Swiss passports, and I imagine she does also.”

There are rumors that she is presently residing at a very secret place in Switzerland.

Bookmark this space as we bring more latest updates to you!

Archana Kabra
Archana Kabra is a Freelance Writer and has been extensively writing stuff related to Entertainment, Lifestyle, and Technology. She is also an ardent music lover. Twitter handle: @archana153sarda
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