Russian Opposition Leader and Putin Critic in ICU after Suspected Poisoning
Alexei Navalny, a Russian politician and critic of Vladimir Putin's Government, is in intensive care at a Siberian hospital after alleged poisoning. On August 20 morning, while on a plane to Moscow, Navalny’s health deteriorated after having tea at the airport, leading to an emergency landing. “We assume that Alexei was poisoned with something mixed into his tea. It was the only thing that he drank,” his spokesperson stated.