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Putin Critic Alexei Navalny Dead In Russian Prison, Authorities Say

Navalny ‘felt unwell’ after taking a walk Friday.

MOSCOW — Alexey Navalny, a harsh critic of Russian Vladimir Putin, has died in prison, state media reported Friday.

The Federal Penitentiary Service of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District said that Navalny “felt unwell” after taking a walk Friday and “almost immediately lost consciousness”.

Medical staff was called but they were unable to resuscitate Navalny.

“On 02/16/2024, in correctional colony No. 3, convicted Navalny A.A. felt ill after a walk, almost immediately losing consciousness. The medical staff of the institution immediately arrived, and an ambulance team was called. All necessary resuscitation measures were carried out, which did not give positive results. The doctors of the emergency medical service pronounced the convict dead,” the release says.

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