Berlin, September 7
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has been faraway from a medically induced coma and is responding to speech, Berlin’s Charite hospital mentioned in a press release on Monday.
The hospital, which has been treating Navalny since he was airlifted to Germany for remedy after falling unwell on a Russian home flight final month, mentioned he’s being weaned off mechanical air flow.
“It remains too early to gauge the potential long-term effects of his severe poisoning,” Charite mentioned in a quick assertion.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has mentioned Berlin has concluded Navalny was poisoned with Novichok, the identical substance that Britain mentioned was used towards a Russian double agent and his daughter in an assault in England in 2018.
Moscow says it has seen no proof he was poisoned. Reuters