Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was moved to the infirmary of a penal colony in Russia following reports that his health is rapidly deteriorating.
Navalny was sentenced to the colony after he returned to Russia following his recovery in Germany after being poisoned by a nerve agent. He holds the Kremlin responsible for the poisoning and claims the incident was an attempt to kill him, but the Kremlin denies any such allegations.
United States intelligence officials have “concluded with high confidence that Navalny was poisoned last year with a banned nerve agent called Novichok by the Russian security services,” according to Politico.
Last month, Navalny released writings saying that his medical condition was getting worse while in prison and that he has been a victim of sleep deprivation.
The Daily Wire reported:
AP reports, “Russia’s Federal Penitentiary Service said earlier Thursday that Navalny had undergone medical check-ups the previous day, describing his condition as ‘stable and satisfactory.’”
However, Olga Mikhailova, Navalny’s lawyer, said after she