Vyacheslav Volodin said that reports of Zhirinovsky's death are not true.
“His condition is really serious. Today he had a CT scan. We are worried about him, the doctors are fighting for him. He is a big guy himself. Let's wish him a speedy recovery", - Volodin said.
Earlier, the telegram channels Mash and RIA Novosti reported that Vladimir Zhirinovsky died at 10.45 on March 25 at the age of 76, indicating that the politician spent the last day in a coma.
However, after a few minutes, Senator Pronyushkin, who confirmed the death of the politician, deleted the message about the death of Zhirinovsky from his Telegram channel.
The media, citing the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, report that now Zhirinovsky's condition is assessed as stable, doctors continue to provide all possible medical care in this situation.
February 21 Zhirinovsky was tested negative for coronavirus.