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Kremlin plays down new bout of Putin health worries

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The Kremlin on Friday insisted President Vladimir Putin was in good physical shape and able to work normally, after reports that he had put off a visit by the Japanese premier raised new concerns about his health. 

Russia's President Vladimir Putin speaks as he meets parliament factions leaders at his Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, on November 30. The Kremlin on Friday insisted Putin was in good physical shape and able to work normally, after reports that he had put off a visit by the Japanese premier raised new concerns about his health.

Sources in Tokyo said the Kremlin cancelled upcoming talks with the Japanese prime minister due to Putin's health, which has been the subject of repeated speculation since he was spotted limping in September.

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