A doctor for imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is in the third week of a hunger strike, says his health is deteriorating rapidly and the 44-year-old Kremlin critic could be on the verge of death.
Kremlin critic’s team want showdown as Vladimir Putin delivers state of the nation address
Allies of Alexei Navalny have called on his supporters to stage mass protests on Wednesday in towns and cities all across Russia, amid a dire warning that the jailed Kremlin critic and opposition leader is now dangerously ill and could die “at any minute”.
Navalny’s team said the situation had got so desperate that there was no time to delay. They had previously said street protests would resume once they reached 500,000 signatures in support – with the current tally about 50,000 short. Continue reading...
Russian opposition politician ‘at risk of cardiac arrest’ after going on hunger strike in penal colony
Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny risks cardiac arrest at “any minute” as his health has rapidly deteriorated, doctors warned Saturday, urging immediate access to Russia’s most famous prisoner.
On 31 March, Vladimir Putin’s most prominent opponent went on hunger strike to demand proper medical treatment for back pain and numbness in his legs and hands. Continue reading...
Britain urged Russia on Sunday to give opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is on hunger-strike in a prison camp, immediate access to independent medical care.For the latest headlines, follow our
The EU on Sunday said it was “deeply concerned” about reports that Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s health was failing in a Russian penal colony and called for his “immediate and unconditional release”
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Sunday his country is “extremely concerned” about the health of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, who is on a hunger strike in a Russian penal colony.For
US President Joe Biden said Saturday that jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, who doctors have warned faces imminent cardiac arrest due to his hunger strike, was in a “totally unfair”
Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny risks cardiac arrest “any minute” as his health has rapidly deteriorated, doctors warned Saturday, urging immediate access to Russia’s most famous prisoner.For the
This story is published in a content partnership with POLITICO. It was originally reported by Connor O’Brien on politico.com on April 18, 2021.US President Joe Biden’s national security adviser warned on Sunday that there will be repercussions for Russia if Putin critic Alexei Navalny dies, amid reports that his health is rapidly deteriorating in prison.“We have communicated to the Russian government that what happens to Mr Navalny in their custody is their responsibility and they will be held…
Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny risks cardiac arrest at “any minute” as his health has rapidly deteriorated, doctors warned on Saturday, urging immediate access to Russia’s most famous prisoner. On Sunday his daughter Dasha called on authorities to ensure he gets treatment. “Allow a doctor to see my dad,” the Stanford University student wrote on Twitter.On March 31, President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent opponent went on hunger strike to demand proper medical treatment for back pain and…
Russian prison officials are threatening to start force-feeding jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, his team said on Monday, after he lost 8kg (18lbs) since starting a hunger strike.
“Seeing the seriousness of the hunger strike, the administration is threatening every day to start force-feeding,” Navalny’s team said in a post on his Twitter account.
It reported that Navalny, who last week said he had a cough and fever, had been transferred back to the prison barracks from its infirmary.
The health of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is deteriorating as he keeps up his hunger strike in prison, his lawyers said on Wednesday, with US President Joe Biden’s administration saying it is “disturbed” by the reports.
Last Wednesday President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent opponent, who is serving two and a half years on embezzlement charges, launched a hunger strike to demand proper medical treatment for severe back pain and numbness in his legs.
Members of Navalny’s defence team, who…
Alexei Navalny 'could die at any moment' doctor says after the Russian opposition leader started a hunger strike more than three weeks ago
Alexei Navalny’s allies warn he could just have days to live.
Leonid Volkov, a top strategist for Alexei Navalny, said the demonstrations were called with three days' notice because “his life hangs in the balance....We don’t know how long he can hold on. But it is clear we do not have time.”
Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny risks cardiac arrest at "any minute" as his health has rapidly deteriorated, doctors warned Saturday, urging immediate access to Russia's most famous prisoner.
The United States on Sunday warned Russia of "consequences" if the hunger-striking Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny dies in prison, as the opposition politician's team called for mass protests across Russia to help save his life.