The main Kremlin critic stopped eating on March 31 to protest his poor detention conditions.
Doctors close to imprisoned Russian opponent Alexei Navalny, the patient and the hunger striker, demanded on Saturday that he be allowed to see him immediately, saying he may have had a heart attack.From one minute to the next».
To see, too – “We just want to help him”: Alexe Navalny’s personal physician fears for his life
The main critic of the Kremlin stopped eating on March 31 to protest his poor conditions of detention, and accused the prison administration of preventing him from accessing a doctor and medication because he suffers from a double hernia according to his lawyer.
The 44-year-old opponent’s personal physician, Anastasia Vasilieva, and three other doctors including a cardiologist have requested immediate access to Navalny, according to a letter to Russian Prison Services posted on Ms. Vasilieva’s Twitter account on Saturday. According to her, the level of potassium concentration in Navalny’s blood reached the level ofCashFrom 7.1 mmol / L (mmol / L)This means that poor kidney function and serious heart rhythm problems can occur from minute to minute».
«A patient with this level of potassium should be observed in intensive care, as a fatal arrhythmia can occur at any time. Death from cardiac arrestCardiologist Erolav Ashkhin echoed on Facebook.
For his part, opponent spokesman Keira Ermich reported on Twitter the doctor Alexander Buluban, who treated Mr. Navalny, saying, “It is a complete indication of recovery. If he does not start treatment, he will die within the next few days».
Alexei Navalny narrowly escaped a poisoning that left him in a coma last year. He accused the Kremlin and the Russian security services of responsibility. After his return in January after five months of convalescence in Germany, the opponent was immediately arrested and sentenced to two and a half years in prison in a previous fraud case he denounces as a policy. His wife Yulia, who visited him earlier this week in his penal colony, said he now weighs 76 kilograms, nine of which have been lost since his hunger strike began.
More than 70 personalities including Jude Law, Vanessa Redgrave and Benedict Cumberbatch were called in for a column published Friday evening in the French newspaper Le Monde to provide Alexei Navalny with the necessary care.
On Friday, the Russian Prosecutor’s Office requested the announcement of several organizations linked to Nafalni.ExtremistsHence banned in Russia.