October 12, 2020 5:32 pm
The ministers, meeting in Luxembourg, are considering a proposal from France and Germany to freeze the assets of those suspected of involvement and ban them from travelling in Europe under sanctions to combat the use and spread of chemical weapons.
October 07, 2020 6:53 pm
Several Western governments have said Russia, which has denied accusations by Navalny that it was involved in the poisoning, must help in investigations or face consequences.
October 01, 2020 2:30 pm
Alexei Navalny has posted frequent comments online as his recovery has progressed, but in his first interview since the attack, he told Germany's Der Spiegel magazine that in his mind, "Putin was behind the attack", in a German translation of his comments.
September 23, 2020 3:51 pm
The hospital says that based on the patient's progress and current condition, the treating physicians believe that complete recovery is possible, but that it's still too early to gauge the potential long-term effects of his poisoning.
September 19, 2020 8:21 pm
Navalny was kept in an induced coma for more than a week while being treated with an antidote. He said that once he was brought out of the coma, he was confused and couldn't find the words to respond to a doctor's questions.
September 17, 2020 5:49 pm
A video posted on Navalny's Instagram on Thursday showed his team working around his hotel room in Tomsk before he left the city and collapsed on a flight back to Moscow.
September 14, 2020 9:05 pm
Navalny, the most prominent opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was flown to Germany two days after falling ill on August 20 on a domestic flight in Russia and is being treated at Berlin's Charite hospital.
September 15, 2020 8:52 am
Novichok has not been used in warfare. In March 2018 it was used as a poison to target Skirpal and his daughter in the city of Salisbury in England. Both of them survived.
September 08, 2020 4:47 pm
Michelle Bachelet, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, in a statement, decried a "profoundly disturbing" number of cases of poisoning or targeted assassination in Russia over the past two decades and noted that Navalny had been harassed, arrested and assaulted repeatedly in the past.
September 07, 2020 8:05 pm
The hospital, which has been treating Navalny since he was airlifted to Germany after falling ill on a Russian domestic flight last month, said his condition has improved and he is being weaned off mechanical ventilation.