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The first glimpse of Navalny since he ended his prison hunger strike
11:59 am, April 29, 2021
On Thursday, April 29, Moscow’s Babushkinsky District Court
against the verdict in the “war veteran defamation” case. Navalny took part in the hearing via a video link from prison. This was the first time the opposition politician had been seen by the public since
a 24-day hunger strike, which lasted from March 31 to April 23. During a recess, Navalny told his wife, Yulia Navalnaya, that he looks “like a skeleton” and that his weight had dropped to 72 kilograms (159 pounds) — Navalny said this is how much he weighed as a teenager, Meduza’s correspondent reported.
Babushkinsky District Court Press Service
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