Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny thinks President Vladimir Putin is behind his recent poisoning, he says in an interview with the German magazine Der Spiegel.
“I have no other version of what happened,” said the Kremlin critic.
The opposition leader became very ill during a domestic flight in Russia in August. He was allowed to go to Germany to be treated there.
Investigators determined that he was poisoned with a Novichok nerve poison. Western countries are demanding clarification from Moscow, but President Putin’s regime denies any involvement.
“My job is to remain fearless,” Navalny told Der Spiegel. “And I am fearless.”
After weeks in the Berlin Charité hospital, Navalny is recovering from the poisoning and is still in Germany. He has previously indicated that he wants to return to Russia.