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Putin’s critic Navalny ill on hunger strike, transferred to prison medical service for respiratory illness

Putin’s critic Navalny, sick on hunger strike, transferred to prison medical department with respiratory illness – Reuters

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Alexei Navalny, the jailed Russian opposition leader who is nearly a week into a hunger strike at a penal colony, is in a medical wing suffering with a suspected respiratory illness. Russian police detained nine people outside, who were Navalny supporters that gathered outside the facility, and as Holly Williams reports authorities turned away a doctor who tried to see him.

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