Russian doctors urge Navalny to ‘immediately’ end hunger strike

Alexei Navalny’s private doctors urge him to call off his hunger strike as soon as possible after the jailed Kremlin critic began refusing food on March 31.

Cardiologist Yaroslav Ashikhmin and several other doctors said in a statement that they are asking President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent domestic opponent “to immediately halt the hunger strike to preserve your life and health.”

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