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Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny could die ‘any minute’, doctors warn – The Telegraph

Vladimir Putin’s most prominent opponent has been on a hunger strike to demand proper medical treatment



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“Our patient can die any minute,” Dr Ashikhmin said on Facebook on Saturday, pointing to the opposition politician’s high potassium levels and saying Mr Navalny should be moved to intensive care.
“Fatal arrhythmia can develop any minute.”
Mr Navalny barely survived a poisoning with the Novichok nerve agent in August which he has blamed on the Kremlin. His doctors say his hunger strike might have exacerbated his condition.
Having blood potassium levels higher than 6.0 mmol (millimole) per litre usually…

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