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    Vladimir Putin Thinks He Can Get Away With Anything

    Why has the poisoning of Alexei Navalny been met with Western silence? It is now an established fact, confirmed by laboratories in Germany, France and Sweden, that Alexei Navalny was poisoned with Novichok, a nerve agent developed by the Soviet Union. The powerful poison, which has been used in at least one previous assassination attempt against foes of the Russian regime, was this time employed against a domestic opposition leader who operated openly to expose corruption and challenge the Kremlin. It requires a serious response. Continue reading the news article published on the New York Times website.  

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    Navalny poisoning: Germany raises pressure on Russia with sanctions talk

    German foreign minister tells newspaper he hopes Russia does not force it to rethink Nord Stream 2 project Germany, the current head of the European Union, will discuss possible sanctions on Russia over the poisoning of Alexei Navalny if the Kremlin does not provide an explanation soon, its foreign minister said on Sunday. Russian opposition leader Navalny fell ill on a flight last month and was treated in a Siberian hospital before being evacuated to Berlin.German chancellor Angela Merkel said last week there was “unequivocal evidence” the vocal critic of president Vladimir Putin had been poisoned using Soviet-era nerve agent Novichok. Continue reading the news article published on the Guardian website.