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Kremlin Critic Navalny Posts Photo of Himself Walking

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny goes downstairs at Charite hospital in Berlin, in this undated image obtained from social media, on Sept. 19, 2020. (Courtesy of Instagram @NAVALNY/Social Media via Reuters)

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny goes downstairs at Charite hospital in Berlin, in this undated image obtained from social media, on Sept. 19, 2020. (Courtesy of Instagram @NAVALNY/Social Media via Reuters)

MOSCOW—Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was seen walking down the stairs in a photo posted on his Instagram feed on Saturday, 5 days after a Berlin hospital said he had been taken off a ventilator and could breathe independently.

Navalny, the leading opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin, fell ill in Siberia last month and was airlifted to Berlin. Germany says laboratory tests in three countries have determined he was poisoned with a Novichok nerve agent, and Western governments have demanded an explanation from Russia.

“Let me tell how my recovery is going. It is already a clear path although a long one,” Navalny wrote.

Navalny said in the Instagram update he still could not use his phone Read More – Source

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