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Alexei Navalny says he has cough and temperature amid TB outbreak in Russian prison as Vladimir Putin signs order that could make him President until 2036 – ABC News

The Russian opposition leader says he has a fever after three of the 15 inmates in his Russian prison ward are treated in hospital for tuberculosis.

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Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny says he has a high temperature and a bad cough, and that three of the 15 inmates in his Russian prison ward are being treated in hospital for tuberculosis.
Key points:

  • Mr Navalny says three of his prison inmates have already contracted tuberculosis
  • He went on a hunger strike last week to protest the lack of medical care
  • Vladimir Putin has signed an official porder that could make him President until 2036

The 44-year-old, a prominent critic of President Vladimir…

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