Russia says no signs of crime so far in Alexei Navalny’s sudden illness



MOSCOW — Russian authorities say they have found no indication so far that opposition politician Alexei Navalny’s coma, which his supporters and the German doctors treating him suspect was induced by poisoning, was caused by a criminal act. A preliminary inquiry launched last week hasn’t found any indication of “deliberate criminal acts committed against” Navalny, Russia’s Prosecutor General’s office said Thursday. The statement comes amid growing pressure from the West to investigate the sudden illness of the Kremlin’s most vocal critic and Russian authorities’ apparent reluctance to do so. Navalny, an opposition politician and corruption investigator who is a longtime foe of...

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