Thu. Jun 24th, 2021

Russian doctors refused permission to move opposition politician Alexei Navalny on Friday, saying he is is too ill to allow him to board an emergency flight to Germany. A German human rights group had hoped to bring Navalny to Berlin for treatment after a suspected poisoning left him comatose.

Alexei Navalny is not the first prominent Russian to fall victim to poisoning. There has been a long history of Kremlin dissidents falling ill or dying from poison. DW takes a look at some of the most recent cases.

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