- Associated Press - Sunday, July 28, 2019

A spokeswoman says Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is in satisfactory condition after being hospitalized for a severe allergy attack while in jail.

Navalny was taken to a hospital Sunday morning from the Moscow detention facility where he is serving a 30-day sentence for calling an unsanctioned protest against the exclusion from the ballot of independent Moscow City Council candidates.

His spokeswoman, Kira Yarmysh had said Navalny did not have a history of allergies and arrived at the hospital with severe facial swelling and red skin rashes.

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Yarmysh said he was in “satisfactory condition” on Sunday afternoon.

Navalny ally Leonid Volkov tweeted on Sunday about what he described as “anti-sanitary conditions” at the jail.

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