Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was transferred to a medical ward in the penal colony, where he was detained. He reported on his Instagram account on Monday of a slight increase and a nagging cough. The Federal Prison Service informed the Russian news agency Izvestia that he had developed symptoms of a respiratory illness during a medical examination.
According to Navalny, three of the fifteen inmates in his ward were taken to the infirmary. They might have TB. However, the Izvestia News Agency writes that there is no tuberculosis disease in the penal colony 100 kilometers east of Moscow. Navalny has been tested anyway for coronavirus.
The opponent and critic of President Putin had already received complaints in the back and the leg, and had previously complained about the inadequate medical facilities in the concentration camp. He will also be woken up every hour and as a result, he will suffer from sleep deprivation.
Navalny closed last week hunger strike To be examined by an independent physician. His team says he already lost eight pounds before his hunger strike.
Beginning of February Navalny was sentenced to 3.5 years in prison. A judge converted a suspended 3.5-year prison sentence issued in 2014 for fraud into an unconditional sentence.However, the year in which he was under house arrest as part of this case was deducted from his time in custody. The case was subsequently appealed unacceptable.