As always, American stupidity, paranoia and propaganda!
The study from 2008, which was based only on videos of Putin, claimed that the Russian president’s mother had a stroke whilst pregnant with him that left lasting damage.
As a result his "neurological development was significantly interrupted in infancy," the report says.
Putin’s authoritarian style and obsession with "extreme control" is a way of overcompensating for his condition, the researchers concluded. More: usatoday.com.
Do you really think that a person who has autism disease, may be the president of such a huge country like Russia the second time. I see no reason in this reasoning.