No coup. Maybe no flu.
Where ever he's been for the past 10 days, Russia's Putin has reappeared, and is sending his navy into the Arctic in a big way.
Many conspiracy theories being spouted over the weekend... but where ever he was for 10 days, Vlad Putin's returned to the public light.
The BBC notes:
Commenting on the rumours about his health, Mr Putin said "things would be boring without gossip", RIA Novosti news agency reported.
Earlier, Mr Putin ordered Russia's navy on to a state of full combat readiness in the Arctic.
Russia says the navy drills involve 56 warships, planes and 38,000 personnel.