Russian opposition chief Alexei Navalny takes half in a mass march marking the one-year anniversary of the assassination of opposition chief Boris Nemtsov on February 27, 2016 in Moscow, Russia.
Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was poisoned and hospitalized Thursday morning, his spokeswoman mentioned.
The 44-year-old enemy of Russian President Vladimir Putin felt uncomfortable on a return flight from Tomsk, a metropolis in Siberia, to Moscow, Kira Yarmysh mentioned on Twitter.
“The aircraft made an emergency touchdown in Omsk. Alexei is toxic,” Yarmysh tweeted.
Navalny is handed out and was placed on a ventilator in an intensive care unit. In response to Yarmysh, he should have consumed among the tea he drank this morning.
“Medical doctors say the toxin was absorbed sooner with sizzling liquid,” she mentioned, including that Navalny’s crew referred to as the police to the hospital.
The politician is in critical situation, reported the Russian state information company Tass, citing the hospital’s chief physician.
Final yr Navalny was taken from jail to hospital the place he was sentenced to jail after an administrative arrest. His crew suspected poisoning. Medical doctors then mentioned he had a extreme allergic assault and launched him the subsequent day.