The world is watching closely as Navalny fights for life in Russia

The world is watching closely as Navalny fights for life in Russia


Opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been fighting for life in Russia for over three weeks. Navanly went on a hunger strike and his health deteriorated over the weekend.

Navalny’s doctor warned that he could die “any moment”. Alexei Navalny is the most prominent critic of Vladimir Putin in Russia.

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Opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been fighting for life in Russia for over three weeks. Navanly went on a hunger strike and his health deteriorated over the weekend.

Navalny’s doctor warned that he could die “any moment”. Alexei Navalny is the most prominent critic of Vladimir Putin in Russia.

Navalny has been in prison since March and is also on hunger strike. The prison authorities reportedly refused to provide adequate medical care for acute leg and back pain. So Navalny went on a hunger strike and his condition worsened.

His doctors tried to visit him in prison on Sunday but were refused entry. On Monday, Navalny was taken to a hospital in another prison.

Opposition leaders have spoken out in favor of him. Almost a dozen politicians in Russia have published an open letter to President Putin. You hold Putin personally responsible for Navalny’s life. Moscow has neither replied nor raised concerns.

The situation escalates. Navalny’s allies announced rallies across Russia on Wednesday. They started a petition saying that if 500,000 supporters sign it, they will start street protests again. By Sunday, the petition was 50,000 signatures behind its target.

Navalny’s health could lead to an international showdown. The European Union has told Russia that Navalny needs medical help. The United States is considering sanctions. US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan made a statement. He says the Biden government is weighing options to punish Russia if Navalny dies in prison.

Navalny Perhs knew what was coming in January. He said he had no plans to commit suicide in prison as his life was pending.

Information on Navalny’s health remains scarce. The Russian penal system has issued a statement saying the Kremlin critic has been relocated for “vitamin treatment.” According to the Russian authorities, Navalny’s health is satisfactory. The West is watching him closely.

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