Thursday, July 12, 2007

Former Russian Prime Minister Poisoned

"Doctors don't see a natural reason for the poisoning and they have not been able to detect any natural substance known to them" in Gaidar's body, said spokesman Valery Natarov. "So obviously we're talking about poisoning and it was not natural poisoning." Last week, during a visit to Ireland to promote his book ("The Death of Empire: Lessons for Contemporary Russia"), Mr Gaidar suddenly became gravely ill. On Friday, he began vomiting and fainted during a conference. He was first treated in intensive care in Dublin and then flown to Moscow, where he is recovering in a hospital."I went up to him. He was lying on the floor unconscious. There was blood coming from his nose, he was vomiting blood. This went on for more than half an hour," his daughter said. Read full story

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