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SCW NEWSWATCH: "Russian paramedics' accounts challenge Moscow's explanation for Navalny's coma - sources" - Reuters 9.14.20

Reuters reports on newly emerging eyewitness accounts of the apparent assassination attempt on Russian opposition figure and anti-corruption activist Alexei Navalny, in which paramedics refute official claims that Navalny had other medical reasons for his symptoms.

"... [P]aramedics who treated ... Navalny after he fell violently ill on a plane last month found no increase in his blood sugar in initial tests and saw no signs of a metabolic disorder, five medical sources, speaking out for the first time, told Reuters. Their accounts contradict the public diagnosis given by the doctors at Emergency Hospital No. 1 in Omsk, where he was treated, who said Navalny had fallen into a coma due to a metabolic disorder and experienced blood sugar levels four times higher than normal. ..."

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Key Words: Russia, Navalny, Russian Politics, Assassinations, Poison, Poisonings, Russian Security Services, Spies, Russian Police, Russian Opposition

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