The activist who helped bring Aleksei Navalny to Germany for treatment after he was poisoned has predicted the Kremlin critic will need a month to regain full fitness.
Navalny made his first public appearance on September 23 after being discharged from a Berlin hospital where Germany said he was being treated for poisoning with a potentially deadly Soviet-developed nerve agent.
“He is still not 100 percent from what he was before [falling ill],” Jaka Bizilj, founder of the Cinema for Peace Foundation, told foreign journalists in Berlin on September 24.
“When we got the first reports, we got the impression he had made a fast recovery and was fit, but we have to be careful,” he said. “I think he will need at least a month to be fit again.”
Navalny was flown from Russia to Berlin last month after falling ill on a domestic flight in Siberia. The West