* Navalny said he was ‘able to breathe on my own all day’ a month after poisoning
* Berlin hospital doctors say the Putin critic’s condition ‘continues to improve’
* Navalny was taken ill in August in what Germany says was a nerve agent attack
Russian dissident Alexei Navalny posed on his German hospital bed with his family today and announced he could breathe by himself a month after he was poisoned with Novichok.
Taunting the Kremlin in a defiant Instagram post, Navalny appeared with his wife Yulia and their two children from the Berlin hospital where he was flown for treatment after falling ill.
‘Hello, this is Navalny,’ he said. ‘I can still hardly do anything, but yesterday I was able to breathe on my own all day. Actually on my own, no extra help.
‘I liked it very much. It’s a remarkable process that is underestimated by many. Strongly recommended,’ Navalny said in his first social media post for 26 days.
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WNU Editor: He is very lucky to be alive.
Navalny posts hospital photo of himself, plans Russia return — AP
Putin opponent Navalny posts photo from hospital, plans to return to Russia — Reuters
‘Hi, this is Navalny’: poisoned Russian opposition leader posts hospital photo — The Guardian
Navalny posts picture from Berlin hospital, says he can breathe on his own — France 24
‘Hi, this is Navalny’: Poisoned Kremlin critic posts his own update on condition — DW
Alexei Navalny posts photo of himself sitting up in hospital bed, says he’s breathing on his own after Novichok poisoning — ABC News Online
Navalny posts FIRST picture from Berlin hospital: Spokesman insists he’ll to return Russia, Kremlin ‘happy’ to see his recovery — RT
Alexei Navalny: Poisoned Putin critic ‘will return to Russia’ — BBC