Monday, 28 September, 2020

Navalny was taken to a Berlin clinic

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was taken to Berlin’s Charite clinic, RIA Novosti reported.

Earlier, the head of the cinema for Peace Foundation, Yaka Bizil, who organized the flight from Omsk, said that doctors assess the patient’s condition as stable.

The opposition leader’s wife Yulia was warned about the risks of transporting her husband by plane to Germany. However, she signed a statement stating that she was warned about the likelihood of deterioration of his condition during the flight and prepared all the documents for departure.

Navalny became ill in the morning of August 20 during a flight from Tomsk to Moscow, the plane urgently landed in Omsk, from where the opposition leader was taken by ambulance to the Department of Toxicological resuscitation. As a preliminary diagnosis made him “poisoning by unidentified psychodisleptics” (hallucinogen). Navalny’s press Secretary claimed that on the day of departure, He did not eat anything and only drank tea in a coffee shop at the Tomsk airport.