Russian opposition figure falls gravely ill with mysterious illness



A Russian opposition figure and associate of assassinated politician Boris Nemtsov, is in intensive care in a Moscow hospital after suddenly falling ill, according to his family

The root of his illness remains a mystery, prompting fears of foul play.

Vladimir Kara-Murza, a 33-year-old outspoken critic of the Putin administration, collapsed at his home in Moscow on Tuesday before being transported to a local hospital where his condition continued to deteriorate, according to a statement from his wife

The First City Hospital said he remained in grave condition and he is suffering from kidney failure. The Interfax news agency, citing the hospital’s chief doctor, said he appeared to be suffering from pancreatitis and double pneumonia. Read more…

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