Moscow (QHA) -

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that contrary to rumors, spread in the media about the death of ex- president of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych is still alive.

During the press conference in Moscow, Putin said that Yanukovych “will catch a cold at the funerals of those, who spread such rumors”.

“Since he (Yanukovych- ed.) is on the territory of the Russian Federation, I saw him only once.  He was alive and well and wished you the same,”- noted Putin, answering the question about rumors of Yanukkovych’s death. 

To recall, EuroMaidan and human rights activist Mikhail Lebed informed about death of ex-president of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych due to heart attack.  Lebed referred to a friend from Cardiology Center of the city of Rostov in Russia.