Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny went live on his YouTube channel for the first time since his infamous poisoning. The broadcast was conducted on Thursday, October 29, from Germany, Deutsche Welle reports.
"My task is to recover as soon as possible and return to Russia. But at the same time to recover, because I have to come in such a state that if I am poisoned a second time I have at least some chance. Because right now I probably would not be able to pull out of it,” he told.
As we reported earlier, on August 20, Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was urgently hospitalized during his return to Moscow from Tomsk. He felt bad during the flight and the plane was urgently landed in Omsk. Alexei Navalny was put on a ventilator. Later, the doctors reported that Navalny was not poisoned. The head physician claimed that his metabolism has been impaired.
On September 2, a special laboratory of the Bundeswehr has conducted a toxicological test using samples from Alexei Navalny and came to the conclusion that the Russian politician was poisoned with a substance of neuro-paralytic agent from the Novichok group.
Navalny believes that the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin is personally involved in it.