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Alexei Navalny has died in jail, his followers denounce that he was murdered and The authorities don’t supply info or entry to the corpse. But the impartial Russian media 'Novaya Gazeta Europa' claims that there are “bruises from seizures” on Navalny's physique.

On the afternoon of February 16, the Federal Penitentiary Service of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug introduced the loss of life of dissident chief Alexei Navalny. According to the division, the politician felt sick after a stroll and I misplaced consciousness and died minutes later..

On Saturday, jail authorities instructed the household that the physique was within the morgue in Salekhard, the Arctic metropolis closest to the penitentiary heart. When they arrived, it was closed and the employees knew nothing about what’s now probably the most well-known corpse within the nation. But in line with this Russian newspaper, the physique is within the morgue of the Salekhard district scientific hospital.

Normally, the our bodies of those that die in prisons are delivered on to the Forensic Medicine Office from the city, however for some motive Navalny's mortal stays had been taken to the clinic. Even native docs had been prohibited from performing an post-mortem. It appears that they’re ready for docs despatched from Moscow, extra obedient to the federal government. They may already be within the metropolis, in line with eyewitnesses, a non-public jet landed round six within the afternoon and was acquired by official autos of the investigation committee. A second small airplane, additionally outdoors the same old schedule, landed at this busy airfield shortly afterward.

Russian authorities don’t permit family members to see the physique, and stated they might hand it over after they completed the investigation. But till February 17, no post-mortem had been carried out, in line with a hospital supply, who assures that Navalny's physique had bruises however not from exterior blows, however most likely from seizures. He additionally had one on his chest, nevertheless it could possibly be due to the resuscitation maneuvers.

Everything signifies that the physique will stay secure for not less than every week. Navalny's lawyer on the Salekhard Investigative Committee was instructed that the physique was despatched for a second histological examination, as the reason for loss of life couldn’t be established. The outcomes had been promised to be revealed subsequent week. In the primary official clarification the reason for loss of life was mysteriously named “sudden death syndrome”. His loss of life occurred on February 16 at 2:17 p.m. native time, in line with the notification delivered to Navalny's mom.

Independent Russian media are nonetheless looking for out what actually occurred within the jail. The chief pathologist on the Salekhard district hospital refused to reply Mediazona's query about the place Navalny's physique is positioned. Sergei Ivchenkoinstantly hung up the telephone after the correspondent's query.

“It is obvious that they lie and do everything possible not to hand over the body, says Navalny's press secretary, Count Yarmysh: “We demand that Alexei Navalny's physique be instantly handed over to his household.” More than 12,000 people sent appeals to the Investigative Committee demanding that Alexei Navalny's body be returned to his loved ones, reports the human rights entity OVD-Info.

The Russian Foreign Ministry accused Western countries of baselessly attributing responsibility for Navalny's murder to the Russian Federation. Kremlin spokesman Dimitri Peskov reacted in the same way to the statements of Western leaders. Russian propagandists on RT and other networks suggested alternative theories that once again exonerate Moscow. But in dozens of Russian cities, massive demonstrations were held with the distribution of flowers in memory of Alexei Navalny. There are already more than 400 detainees.

Alexei Navalny's wife, Yulia, has published a post on Instagram with a photograph of the couple, accompanied by the text “I really like you.” In the picture the 2 seem, with their heads touching whereas watching a efficiency.