Russian officials have refused European requests that opposition leader Alexei Navalny - now in a coma fighting for his life after being allegedly poisoned - be flown to Germany for specialist treatment.
A number of European leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, have offered to provide Mr Navalny with specialist detoxification treatment, and a German non-government organisation has dispatched an ambulance jet to take the Russian opposition leader to the famous Charite hospital in Berlin.
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