August 22, 2020 9:24 am
Plane transporting blogger Alexei Navalny to Berlin to receive medical treatment at Charite Clinic
The plane transporting blogger Alexei Navalny, who is in serious condition, departed from the international airport of Omsk to Germany, according to the dare of the Flightradar portal. The blogger will continue to receive medical treatment at the Charite Clinic in Berlin.According to the portal, the plane took off from the Omsk international airport at 04:59 (Moscow time). The plane took off from the airport in Omsk at 07:59 (04:59 Moscow Time) and landed at Tegel airport at 08:47 (09:47 Moscow Time). Initially, doctors were against transporting Navalny, who is in a coma, over his unstable condition. On Friday evening, doctors said the patient’s condition had stabilized. Upon the relatives’ request, a decision was made to transfer Navalny from the Omsk hospital to a German clinic. On Friday, a plane was sent for Navlany from Nuremberg to Omsk. The flight was arranged by Cinema for Peace human rights foundation.On August 20, Navalny’s spokeswoman Kira Yarmysh reported that Navalny’s plane, en route from Tomsk to Moscow, had made an emergency landing in Omsk, because Navalny suddenly felt unwell. The blogger was hospitalized, he is currently in a coma and was put on a ventilator. According to the doctors of the Omsk hospital where the blogger had been since Thursday, his condition stabilized. By the request of his relatives it was decided to transfer him from the Omsk hospital to a German clinic. On Friday, a plane was sent for Navlany from Nuremberg to Omsk. However, the doctors of the Omsk hospital do not think that the blogger needs a tranportation, since he could continue treatment in the Omsk hospital. According to the head physician of the Omsk hospital, the German doctors agreed that there was no urgent need to transport the patient, especially since air travel could pose a risk of deteriorating Navalny's vital signs. However, Navalny's wife insisted on his transfer to Germany. On August 20, Navalny’s spokeswoman Kira Yarmysh disclosed that Navalny’s plane, en route from Tomsk to Moscow, conducted an emergency landing in Omsk, because Navalny suddenly felt bad. The blogger was hospitalized, he is currently in coma. According to earlier report, he was put on a ventilator.