Flight carrying Alexei Navalny departs for Berlin
AKIPRESS.COM – A medical evacuation flight carrying Alexei Navalny has left Omsk and is on its technique to Germany, after the Russian opposition chief fell gravely ailing in a suspected poisoning, CNN reported.
In a tweet marking the departure Saturday, his spokesperson Kira Yarmysh wrote: “The aircraft with Alexei flew to Berlin. Many due to everybody for his or her help. The battle for Alexei’s life and well being simply begins, and there’s nonetheless so much to undergo, however now no less than step one has been taken.”
In an earlier tweet, Yarmysh posted a photograph exhibiting Navalny’s stretcher being put onto the air ambulance. “Alexei is taken to the medical plane. Yulia is with him,” she wrote. Yulia is Navalny’s spouse.