Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has said in his first blogpost since emerging from a coma that western laboratories had found traces of novichok in and on his body and demanded that Moscow return his clothes.
“Two independent laboratories in France and Sweden, and the Bundeswehr specialised laboratory confirmed the presence of novichok in and on my body,” he said, referring to a German military lab.
He noted that Russia had still not opened an investigation and that Russian talk shows had suggested that western intelligence officials or his own allies carried out the attack. He demanded that Russian authorities return his clothes that were removed before he was flown to Germany – “totally naked” – saying they were important evidence.
“Taking into account that…