Alexei Navalny Poisoning
Alexei Navalny Poisoning News
The measures further erode ties between Moscow and the West following Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014, which led to a host of sanctions being imposed.
Navalny, the best-known critic of President Vladimir Putin, was arrested on 17 January after his return from Germany, where he spent five months recovering from nerve-agent poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin
Russian Opposition leader Alexei Navalny, discharged from German hospital after 32 days, mocks Vladimir Putin
In an Instagram post, the Russian Opposition leader scoffed at Putin's comments that Navalny might have poisoned himself, saying it was a "good theory"
The Russian opposition leader, who is being treated for suspected nerve agent poisoning in Germany, said that once he was brought out of the coma, he was confused and couldn't find the words to respond to a doctor's questions
Michelle Bachelet, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, in a statement, decried a 'profoundly disturbing' number of cases of poisoning or targeted assassination in Russia over the past two decades
The fierce critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin was poisoned on a domestic flight in Russia last month. He was later flown to Germany for treatment.