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Putin’s opponent Navalny in hospital after suspected poison in tea – Sydney Morning Herald

Outspoken Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was unconscious and in intensive care after he started feeling unwell on a flight to Moscow.

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She told the Echo Moskvy radio station that Navalny had been sweating during the flight and had asked her to talk to him so that he could “focus on a sound of a voice”. He then went to the bathroom, where he lost consciousness.
“We assume that Alexei was poisoned with something mixed with his tea,” she said. “That’s the only thing he drank this morning.”
He had drunk the tea at a cafe at Tomsk airport before boarding his flight. The Interfax news agency quoted the cafe’s owners as saying they …

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