Russian opposition chief Alexei Navalny has claimed he was positioned in solitary confinement as soon as once more on New 12 months’s Eve – this time for laundry his face a couple of half-hour sooner than he was presupposed to.
“I managed to earn my tenth consecutive solitary confinement final yr,” President Vladimir Putin’s fiercest critic stated on Instagram, Russian information outlet The Insider reported.
“My jail ghouls weren’t lazy and convened their fee on the weekend of December 31 only for me,” he added.
Navalny, 46, who’s serving a nine-year sentence within the IK-6 jail within the Vladimir area village of Melekhovo, about 155 miles east of Moscow, stated a video surveillance operator observed his facial transgression.
He stated he washed his face at 5:24 a.m. when he was presupposed to get up at 5 a.m. and wash up at 6 a.m.
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny stated he was positioned in solitary for the tenth time after he washed his face a couple of half-hour too early.AP
“My plans for a flowery New 12 months’s Eve have been ruined – I had ready a pack of potato chips and a can of fish [to celebrate],” Navalny wrote.
“So I spent the New 12 months within the punishment cell with my previous associates: the hobo (he was unhappy) and the psycho (he was howling and shouting outdoors the door),” he added.
A convict who had beforehand been held in a medical unit with flu sufferers additionally was lately moved to Navalny’s punishment cell.
Navalny affiliate Kira Yarmysh announed that the Kremlin foe fell ailing quickly after the convict was admitted to his cell.
“Sadly, the bacteriological weapon labored. Navalny is now in a SHU cell with a fever and cough. We’re making an attempt to offer him medication,” Navalny’s lawyer Vadim Kobzev reportedly stated in a tweet.
Dozens of Russian medical doctors signed an open letter urging President Vladimir Putin “to cease abusing” Navalny.AP
On Tuesday, dozens of Russian medical doctors signed an open letter urging Putin “to cease abusing” Navalny, The Moscow Instances reported.
“We can not and should not have the proper to look calmly on the deliberate infliction of hurt to the well being of politician Alexei Navalny,” learn the letter revealed by the impartial Meduza information outlet.
“From a medical standpoint, it’s apparent that Alexei doesn’t obtain adequate medical help, and conserving him in solitary confinement is totally contraindicated in his situation,” the letter stated.
Navalny is housed within the IK-6 jail within the Vladimir area village of Melekhovo, about 155 miles east of Moscow.REUTERS
“My plans for a flowery New 12 months’s Eve have been ruined – I had ready a pack of potato chips and a can of fish [to celebrate],” Navalny wrote.AP
Navalny was initially jailed for 2 and a half years for parole violations in February 2021 after he returned from Germany, the place he had been recovering from a poisoning try he claimed was ordered by Putin, an allegation the Kremlin has denied.
On March 24, the high-profile dissident was sentenced to a different 9 years within the slammer for fraud and contempt of court docket — expenses he stated have been fabricated and politically motivated.