Jailed Kremlin Critic Complains Of Persistent Cough, Temperature

 Jailed Kremlin Critic Complains Of Persistent Cough, Temperature

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has said he has a persistent cough and temperature.

He added that there have been cases of tuberculosis in his prison.

It was gathered that the 44 year old Alexei Navalny had been transferred to a medical unit with symptoms of a respiratory illness.

Navalny’s Lawyer said he was in a bad way, lost a lot of weight and declared a hunger strike last week.

He is being held at a penal colony to serve out a sentence for embezzlement.

The conviction was widely seen as politically motivated, as supporters of Navalny said they are planning to hold a protest at the colony.

TINU

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