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Russian dissident Navalny's tests indicate poisoning, says German hospital

The hospital says the patient is in an intensive care unit and is still in an induced coma

Alexey Navalny

Alexei Navalny was exposed to is not yet known

AP | PTI Berlin
The German hospital treating Russian dissident Alexei Navalny says tests indicate that he was poisoned.

The Charit hospital said in a statement Monday that the team of doctors who have been examining Navalny since he was admitted Saturday have found the presence of cholinesterase inhibitors in his system.

Cholinesterase inhibitors are a broad range of substances that are found in several drugs, but also pesticides and nerve agents. Doctors at Charite say at the moment the specific substance.

Navalny was exposed to is not yet

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First Published: Aug 24 2020 | 9:03 PM IST

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