MOSCOW, March 2 – RIA Novosti. The substances that German doctors could have detected in the analyzes of opposition leader Alexei Navalny and allegedly indicative of the Novichok poisoning could have been introduced to him during a flight from Russia to Germany, Leonid Rink, one of the developers of the Novichok military poisoning system, told RIA Novosti.
“On the plane, they stuffed a lot of fentanyl and sufentanil (opioid analgesics) into him. This is what the Skripals had. They” fed him “on the plane. is he.
He bases his opinion on the publication of the Berlin clinic Charite in the medical journal Lancet.
Navalny was hospitalized in Omsk on August 20, 2020 after he fell ill on a plane en route from Tomsk. Based on the results of the examinations, the Omsk doctors named the main diagnosis as metabolic disorder, which caused a sharp change in blood sugar. According to Omsk doctors, no poisons were found in Navalny's blood and urine.
Later he was transported by plane to Germany. After that, the FRG government announced, citing military doctors, that Navalny was allegedly poisoned with a substance from the Novichok group of toxic warfare agents. Later, the Cabinet of Ministers of the Federal Republic of Germany reported that the conclusions of German experts were confirmed by the laboratories of Sweden and France, in parallel, the OPCW, at the request of Berlin, is conducting its own research. In this regard, the Kremlin stated that Berlin did not inform Moscow of its conclusions, and the Russian Foreign Ministry then stressed that Russia was waiting for a response from Germany to an official request on this situation: within a month Russia sent Germany requests for legal assistance on the situation with Navalny, answers on them at that time were not received, as well as from the OPCW – on the corresponding letters.
On the day of Navalny's hospitalization, Russian prosecutors and police began to conduct their checks. The FRG authorities did not earlier deny that the German intelligence service BND had access to the Novichok military poisoning agent since the 1990s.
The Russian Foreign Ministry stated that the West and the OPCW, without providing the Russian Federation with information about the substance with which Navalny was allegedly poisoned, are hiding the key “evidence.”