- Toxic Opposition Leader Health
Moscow / Brussels, April 19: Prison officials have said they have decided to rush Alexei Navalny, a Russian opposition leader jailed, to a hospital for health reasons. Alexei, who is serving a sentence for violating parole rules, has been on a hunger strike in jail for 3 weeks for not being allowed to undergo tests with a personal medical staff. Proponents of her case have been working to make the actual transcript of this statement available online. On that day, Putin will address the nation. The European Union (EU), meanwhile, has expressed concern over Alexei’s health. The EU foreign ministers also discussed what action to take against Russia in the wake of increasing military strength along Ukraine’s borders. Russia’s dispute with the Czech Republic, an EU country, also came to the fore. However, EU leaders said sanctions against Russia were unlikely immediately. Decided to put pressure on Russia for the withdrawal of forces on the border.