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Russian doctors: Navalny tested negative for toxic chemicals

Alexander Sabaev, the chief toxicologist of the Omsk region and the Siberian Federal District, said on Monday that Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny tested negative for toxic chemicals when he was admitted to Omsk hospital last week.

"Alexey Navalny underwent studies on a wide range of narcotic, synthetic substances, psychodiletics and medicinal substances, including cholinesterase inhibitors. As stated earlier, we are ready to share with our German colleagues the samples of the biomaterial of Alexey Navalny for their comprehensive study," Sabaev pointed out.

The discrepancy between the analyses conducted by Russian and German doctors will be investigated by the Omsk hospital management, Anatoly Kalinichenko, the hospital's deputy chief physician, told TASS news agency.

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