• Navalny came out of an artificial coma.

    Doctors: "Reacts to questions"

  • Navalny case, Merkel "does not rule out" consequences on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline

  • Navalny, police sources reveal: he was under surveillance during the trip to Siberia

  • Navalny, Kremlin: "There is no reason to accuse Russia of having played a role"

  • Berlin: Russian opponent Navalny poisoned with "Novichok group nerve agent"


08 September 2020The German ambassador to Russia has been summoned to the foreign ministry in Moscow.

This was announced by spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, quoted by Interfax. 

UN Urges Russia to "Independent Investigation" 

The top UN human rights official today called on Russia to conduct or cooperate with a completely independent investigation into Germany's "unambiguous" findings that Kremlin opponent Alexei Navalny was poisoned with the nerve agent Novichok. "The number of cases of poisoning, or other forms of targeted assassination, of current or former Russian citizens, both within Russia itself and on foreign soil, over the past two decades is profoundly disturbing, "said Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, in a statement.

His spokesman Rupert Colville said at a Geneva press conference that proper legal trials were not carried out in previous incidents, resulting in "near total impunity" in Russia. Kremlin critic Navalny was brought out of a drug coma, he said. said the Charite hospital in Berlin yesterday.

The hospital, which has treated Navalny since he was flown to Germany after falling ill on a Russian domestic flight last month, said his condition has improved.