Putin is torn between which Tory candidate is most likely to obliterate the UK, while making Boris Johnson look competent by comparison. Fortunately, the Tory Party is blessed with a glut of idoicy, corruption and comes with it's own self-destruct button.
Moscow said neither Sunak or Truss were sleeper agents, they just act like it. One GCHQ operative confirmed: 'In my experience, the British electorate needs no help in picking the worst of all options. How else do you explain James Corden'.
Admittedly both have made strong cases for their candidacy and a Darwin award. Said one Putin ally: 'They are equally dreadful, but on balance we'll support Liz - as it's funnier'.