Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny stands behind a glass partition in Babuskinsky District Court in Moscow in February. Photo: AP Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny stands behind a glass partition in Babuskinsky District Court in Moscow in February. Photo: AP
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny stands behind a glass partition in Babuskinsky District Court in Moscow in February. Photo: AP
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Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny goes on hunger strike over lack of medical care

  • The Russian opposition figure says he has acute pain in his back and legs, and requests for a doctor of his choice to examine him have been ignored
  • Medical professionals warn that lack of proper care could ‘lead to severe consequences, including an irreversible, full or partial loss of lower limb functions’

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny stands behind a glass partition in Babuskinsky District Court in Moscow in February. Photo: AP Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny stands behind a glass partition in Babuskinsky District Court in Moscow in February. Photo: AP
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny stands behind a glass partition in Babuskinsky District Court in Moscow in February. Photo: AP
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