"Information about the official employment of Maria Pevchikh in the Anti-Corruption Fund (FBK) * has not found legal confirmation, which has been repeatedly stated in the media," the message says.

As noted, communication with her is of great interest for the investigation.

Earlier, a RT source said that Pevchikh, who is called the head of the FBK investigation department, never officially worked there.

Navalny was hospitalized on August 20 in Omsk after he became ill on the plane from Tomsk to Moscow.

Later he was transported by plane to Germany.

According to the investigation, on August 22, Pevchikh, who accompanied him on the trip, flew to the Federal Republic of Germany.

* The Fund for the Fight against Corruption (FBK) is included in the register of NPOs performing the functions of a foreign agent, by decision of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation dated 09.10.2019.