Medical treatments

  • Anti-Putin activist arrives in Berlin for medical treatment

    Prominent anti-Kremlin activist Pyotr Verzilov arrived in Berlin on a special medical transport flight late on Saturday after falling ill and being hospitalized in Moscow last week, German newspaper Bild reported on Saturday. Members of the Pussy Riot protest band with whom Verzilov collaborated have suggested he may have been poisoned. Bild said the activist would be transferred to an unnamed Berlin clinic for treatment, and quoted family members as saying he had lost his …


  • Pussy Riot: 'Poisoned' activist flown to Berlin for medical treatment

    A member of Russian protest group Pussy Riot has arrived in Berlin for medical treatment, following what the activists claim was a suspected poisoning in Moscow last week.

    Pyotr Verzilov, who is also the husband of prominent band member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, flew into Berlin on Saturday, according to Germany's Cinema for Peace Foundation, a non-profit humanitarian group that has previously advocated for Pussy Riot and which organized the flight.

    Verzilov had been in the intensive care unit at...


  • Anti-Kremlin activist arrives in Berlin for medical treatment: Bild

    Prominent anti-Kremlin activist Pyotr Verzilov arrived in Berlin on a special medical transport flight late on Saturday after falling ill and being hospitalized in Moscow last week, German newspaper Bild reported on Saturday.