8/20/2020, 10:23 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Russian opposition leader Navalny in coma - spokesperson

Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny is in a coma, his spokesperson Kira Yarmysh announced on Twitter, citing doctors from the hospital he is in. Yarmysh added that Navalny is in a "serous condition" but stressed that the doctors didn't provide a diagnosis or say if his life is in danger.

The spokesperson also commented that there are more police officers around the opposition leader than doctors and that investigators have arrived. Navalny's doctors have already spoken to the police and told Yarmysh that "some things are confidential."

Earlier, Yarmysh said that Navalny was taken to hospital after a suspected poisoning.

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