Kremlin for Navalny: If he is really sick he will receive medical treatment

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The Kremlin announced today that the imprisoned Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny in case he is ill he will receive the necessary medical treatment provided by the regulations of the Federal Prison Service of Russia, as well as any other prisoner who is ill.

“All necessary actions are being taken. “Of course, there can be no talk of any special circumstances for one of the detainees,” said Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peshkov, commenting on reports that Alexei Navalny’s condition was deteriorating.

According to a report in the Izvestia newspaper yesterday, Navalny was taken to a ward for patients with symptoms of respiratory disease and high fever, where he was tested for coronavirus and the required tests. Earlier, Navalny said he had a fever and a severe cough.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peshkov also said he did not know if the Russian president had received a letter from Amnesty International Secretary-General Anies Kalamar asking for permission to see a doctor to visit Navalny and release the detainee. “I do not have such information, whether it came through some channels, diplomatic channels or in some way this letter. “I did not see her,” Peshkov said.

Alexei Navalny’s wife Olga Navalnaya, according to the Novaya Gazeta newspaper, posted on her Instagram page the letter she received from the director of the prison where Navalny is being held, in which he claims that he can not allow him to go in the hospital because he has no ID. Commenting on his response, she wrote in her post: “Mr. Director, how did your statute and conscience then allow you to put in prison a man who has no identity? “You threw him in prison without an ID, but do you only enter the hospital with an ID?”

According to the Novaya Gazeta newspaper, outside the prison where Navalny is being held, the president of the “Alliance of Doctors” Anastasia Vasilieva and the head of the YouTube channel owned by the “Navalny staff” Dmitry Nizovchev were arrested.

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