Suspected poisoning of Pussy Riot member

Pussy Riot Members on Red Square, Moscow in 2012. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Suspected poisoning of Pussy Riot member | The BBC reports that Pyotr Verzilov, a member of anti-Kremlin group Pussy Riot, has been taken into hospital after allegedly becoming seriously ill following a court hearing for fellow member Veronika Nikulshina on 11 September.

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Verzilov’s wife – another key member of the activist group – tweeted yesterday: ‘Pyotr may have been poisoned. In the toxicology department in a very serious condition.’ The Russian platform Meduza has reported that Verzilov lost his sight, speech and mobility. The 30-year-old remains in intensive care at Bakhrushin Hospital in Sokolniki, Moscow.

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