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Russian hospital doctor says no poison found in tests on Kremlin critic Navalny

FILE PHOTO: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is charged with participation in an unauthorised protest rally, attends a court hearing in Moscow, Russia July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva/File Photo

OMSK, Russia (Reuters) - The deputy head doctor of a hospital in Siberia said on Friday doctors had found no traces of poison in tests carried out on Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, who was taken ill while flying back to Moscow from Siberia.

In a briefing on Friday, the doctor, Anatoly Kalinichenko, said the hospital already had a full diagnosis of Navalny’s condition, but that he could not disclose it yet.

Reporting by Anton Zverev; Writing by Tom Balmforth; Editing by Alex Richardson