Alexei Navalny, who is serving a sentence in a colony in the Vladimir region, announced the end of the hunger strike. He wrote about this on his Instagram page.
On the eve, on April 23, doctors in charge of Navalny published an appeal to him on social networks with a request to end the hunger strike. The message mentioned that on April 20 he was transferred “to the civil hospital of Vladimir”, his state of health was checked by neurosurgeons, the chief freelance nephrologist and the chief neurologist of the Vladimir region.
Navalny wrote that he still requires the necessary doctor.
“I lose the sensitivity of the parts of my arms and legs, and I want to understand what it is and how to treat it, but taking into account the progress and all the circumstances, I am starting to get out of the hunger strike. According to the rules, it will take the same 24 days, and they say it is even harder, ”the convict said.
He added that he was twice examined by a council of civilian doctors, he also undergoes research and analyzes, he receives results and conclusions.
Earlier, the ombudsman for human rights in Russia, Tatyana Moskalkova, said that Alexei Navalny, who is in the hospital for convicts, is receiving the necessary therapy, there are no serious risks to his health. According to the Ombudsman, on April 20, Navalny was visited by four civilian doctors to examine his state of health.
Prior to that, it became known that after reports of deteriorating health, the commission of doctors of the medical unit of the FSIN decided to transfer Navalny from the colony to the in-patient department of the regional hospital for convicts. According to the ministry, Navalny’s condition is assessed as satisfactory, he is examined by a therapist daily.