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Alexei Navalny Moved To Prison Infirmary Amid Doctor's Health Warning

Allies of the Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny are warning about the state of his health in prison. Navalny's chief of staff said lawyers demanded he be moved to intensive care from the penal colony where he has been on hunger strike for weeks.

Russian prison authorities said Monday that Navalny has been moved to a medical ward.

Here & Now's Tonya Mosley speaks with the BBC's Sarah Rainsford.

This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

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