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the opponent Russian Alexei Navalny, on hunger strike in his penitentiary since March 31, is Threatened to be powered by the authorities, said his official Twitter account on Monday.
"It weighs 77 kg," said the account @Navalny, saying that he has lost eight kilos since the beginning of his action.
"In view of the seriousness of the hunger strike, the administration (prison) threatens it daily to force it", "he continues.
The strength of a prisoner in Russia is authorized by law and can be done orally, rectally or intubation. Such treatment is considered by human rights activists as a form of torture.
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The Trump administration didn't take any actions against Russia over the poisoning of Alexei Navalny, who is President Vladimir Putin's top critic.Senior administration officials told reporters on Tuesday that the US intelligence community had concluded with "high confidence" that officers of Russia's Federal Security Service, known as the FSB, poisoned Navalny with the nerve agent Novichok. The use of Novichok agents is barred in warfare under the Chemical Weapons Convention of 1997, of which Russia is a signatory. Navalny is not the first Russian dissident to be poisoned with Novichok, a class of nerve agents first developed by the Soviet Union during the Cold War.
Alexei Navalny, incarcerated for two and a half years due to a dark deal of fraud widely seen as a pretext to imprison him despite the denials of the Kremlin, has ceased to feed on the conditions of his detention in the prisoner From Pokrov, to a hundred kilometers from Moscow.
He accuses the authorities to refuse him adequate medical treatments for back problems that make him suffer and impede the operation of his hands and his legs. According to his lawyers, he has a double herniated disc.
In addition, the opponent says to be "tortured" by deprivation of sleep, his jailers awaken him every hour during the night.
The Russian authorities have rejected all the accusations of Mr. Navalny, believing that he had all the medical attention he needed.
Putin critic Navalny reportedly transferred to medical facility after falling ill in jail
The Russian penetentiary service claimed that Navalny has received a COVID-19 test but has not reported whether he has contracted the disease.Navalny received a COVID-19 test in the medical facility, according to the report, but the result remains unclear.
"He still does not have access to a doctor," said his official Twitter account Monday.
The most famous Kremlin detractor survived last summer with poisoning by a neurotoxic agent developed by the Soviet army.
The opponent accuses President Vladimir Putin and his intelligence services (FSB) for wanting to eliminate him, which Russian power denies, even refusing so far to investigate the attempt at assassination.
has his return from Russia, after five months of convalescence in Germany, he was arrested on his arrival at Moscow airport, then quickly judged and sent in prison for violating a judicial review as part of a previous case. .
Mr. Navalny specializes in the investigations of corruption for Mr. Putin and his entourage. It has millions of subscribers on social networks.
12/04/2021 15:40:11 - Moscow (AFP) - © 2021 AFP
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