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    • Germany wants to investigate Navalny poisoning

      Germany wants to investigate Navalny poisoning

      Berlin prosecutors want to investigate the case of Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny, who is being treated in Berlin for suspected poisoning, and hand information to Moscow, but only if he agreed, news wires reported. The government had earlier said it would not investigate the case because the poisoning took place in Russia.

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    • NATO meets over Alexei Navalny poisoning

      NATO meets over Alexei Navalny poisoning

      NATO is to convene today for a special meeting to discuss the suspected poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, news wires reported. Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is scheduled to speak at a press conference after the meeting. "We'll consult with Germany and all NATO Allies on the implications," Stoltenberg said.

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    • Russian opposition leader Navalny poisoned

      Russian opposition leader Navalny poisoned

      Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was admitted to hospital on Thursday suffering symptoms which his spokeswoman called poisoning, news wires reported. Navalny, 44, is unconscious and in intensive care after he started feeling unwell on a flight returning to Moscow, from the Siberian city of Tomsk, said Kira Yarmysh, the spokeswoman.

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    • Three GRU officers indicted over attempted poisoning of Gebrev

      Three GRU officers indicted over attempted poisoning of Gebrev

      Three officers of the Russian military intelligence (formerly known as GRU) have been charged with the attempted murder of arms dealer Emiliyan Gebrev, his son, and a third individual with the initials V.T., the Prosecutor’s Office announced on 23 January. According to an investigation conducted by the website Bellingcat, the defendants are Denis Sergeev (aka Sergey Fedotov), Sergey Lyutenko (aka Sergey Pavlov) and Piotr Borissov (aka Georgi Gorshkov).

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    • How a poisoning in Bulgaria exposed Russian assassins in Europe

      How a poisoning in Bulgaria exposed Russian assassins in Europe

      A Russian assassin slipped into Bulgaria unnoticed, checking into a hotel in Sofia near the office of a local arms manufacturer who had been selling ammunition to Ukraine. He led a team of three men. Within days, one man sneaked into a locked parking garage, smeared poison on the handle of the arms manufacturer’s car, then left, undetected, except for blurry images captured by surveillance video, the New York Times wrote.

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    • Prosecutor’s Office: Gebrev poisoning not related to Dunarit

      Prosecutor’s Office: Gebrev poisoning not related to Dunarit

      The attempted poisoning of arms dealer Emiliyan Gebrev, who has served as a pawn to fugitive banker Tsvetan Vassilev over the past few years, was not related to the military plant Dunarit. This was made clear in a press release by the Prosecutor’s Office, which describes in chronological order the developments of the investigation into the alleged poisoning of Gebrev, his son Hristo and the commercial director of EMKO. The Prosecutor’s Office announced that it was disclosing the information at the instruction of Prosecutor General Sotir Tsatsarov in response to certain media outlets’ speculations that no work was being done on the case.

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