Navalny discharged from Berlin hospital

Kremlin critic Aleksei Navalny has been discharged from the Berlin hospital where he was being treated for what Germany has said is a case of poisoning with a nerve agent from the Soviet-era Novichok group. “The patient’s condition had improved sufficiently for him to be discharged from acute inpatient care,” the Charite hospital said in a […]

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European Parliament called for tougher sanctions against Russia and Stop Nord Stream 2

European Parliament adopted a resolution in connection with the poisoning of opposition politician Alexei Navalny. MEPs called on the EU to strengthen sanctions against the Kremlin and block the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. “Political assassinations and poisoning in Russia are systemic instruments of the regime, deliberately aimed at the opposition,” the resolution says. European […]

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Poisoned Russian opposition leader Navalny’s team scores in regional Russian elections — while in Berlin he gets out of bed.

The Charité clinic in Berlin announced  that Navalny’s condition is improving and said he was able to leave his bed for short periods. The clinic said he has been completely weaned off ventilation. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny visited two Siberian cities just before he was poisoned with a Novichok-type chemical nerve agent — and […]

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Navalny plans to return to Russia

Aleksei Navalny, the Russian opposition leader who is recovering from being poisoned, has spoken to a German prosecutor about the attempt on his life and says he plans to return to Russia as soon as he has recovered. The news came hours after the German government announced that laboratories in France and Sweden had confirmed […]

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Germany: Two independent foreign labs confirm Navalny was poisoned with Novichok

Germany says independent reviews by laboratories in France and Sweden have confirmed evidence that Kremlin critic Aleksei Navalny was poisoned with a nerve agent from the Novichok group. “Three laboratories have now independently provided evidence of a nerve agent from the Novichok group as the cause of Mr. Navalny’s poisoning. We renew the call for […]

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NATO meets over Alexei Navalny poisoning

On September 4, members of the NATO defense alliance will hold a special session to discuss the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny with a military-grade nerve agent Novichok. The 30-member Western military alliance is expected to formally call on Russia to conduct a full and transparent investigation, but more concrete measures are unlikely […]

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New sanctions against Russia

The United States has announced that it is initiating new sanctions against Russia in connection with the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. It was said by US National Security Council spokesman John Eliot. He noted that this is not the first time that Russia has used the substance of neuro-paralytic agents from the Novichok group. “We will work […]

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U.S. adds Russian chemical research facilities to sanctions list

A number of Russian entities – scientific and research facilities – “have been determined by the U.S. Government to be acting contrary to the national security or foreign policy interests of the United States.” The sanctioned entities include: 33rd Scientific Research and Testing Institute; 48th Central Scientific Research Institute, Kirov; 48th Central Scientific Research Institute, […]

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