BERLIN — Russian resistance chief Alexei Navalny on Tuesday submitted an image of himself in a hospital in Germany and stated he had been breathing on his own.
I’ve been missing you. I can’t do much, but I was able to breathe on my own for the whole day.
“Only in my, no additional assistance, not a valve in my neck. I enjoyed it very much. It is a remarkable procedure that’s underestimated by many. Strongly suggested.”
Navalny, 44, was flown to Berlin for therapy in the Charite hospital two weeks after falling ill on a national trip in Russia on Aug. 20.
A German army laboratory ascertained that Navalny was poisoned with Novichokthe identical type of Soviet-era representative that Britain stated was utilized on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal along with his daughter at Salisbury, England, at 2018. On Monday, the German authorities said tests by labs in France and Sweden backed its findings.
French President Emmanuel Macron’s office said he had voiced”deep concern within the criminal action” that targeted Navalny straight with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday.
The Kremlin said Putin from the telephone”underlined the impropriety of unfounded accusations from the Russian side” and highlighted Russia’s requirement for Germany to hand over investigations and samples. Putin also called for concerted function by Russian and German physicians.
Navalny’s spokesman, Leonid Volkov, refused to provide any information on Navalny’s potential plans following his recovery when touched by The Associated Press on Tuesday.