Press secretary says Russian opposition activist Navalny is unconscious in hospital

Press secretary says Russian opposition activist Navalny is unconscious in hospital

One of Russia’s leading opposition figures Alexei Navalny has been taken to hospital on August 20, and is unconscious after alleged poisoning.

A doctor at the hospital told Media that Navalny was in serious condition. The opposition activist is currently on a ventilator, his press secretary, Kira Yarmish, wrote on Twitter.

Navalny, 44, a visible critic of Russian president Vladimir Putin, was reported to be returning to Moscow by plane from Tomsk in Siberia when began to feel unwell, Yarmish said. The plane made an emergency landing in the city Omsk and he was taken to hospital where he was unconscious on Thursday morning  and is in intensive care.

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