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MOSCOW, May 9 (Itar-Tass) —— Coordinator of the opposition Left Front Sergei Udaltsov has been hospitalized as he felt sick at a police station, his lawyer Mark Feigin told Itar-Tass on Wednesday.
“After Udaltsov felt sick at the police station, an ambulance car took him to hospital to be diagnosed and treated,” he said.
According to Feigin, Udaltsov was hospitalized the Moscow’s clinic number 29. His health deteriorated because of gastric ulcer he had developed in a dry hunger strike.
Udaltsov was taken to the Basmannoye police station in the small hours on Wednesday from the so-called “public gathering” near Moscow’s Patruarshiye Prudy ponds. A protocol of administrative offence was drawn against him. Udaltsov however did not recognize his guilt.
This is Udaltsov’s second detention in the recent days, Earlier he was fined 1,000 roubles for unlawful actions during an opposition rally on May 6.
Earlier on Wednesday, a protocol of administrative offence was drawn against another opposition activist, blogger Alexander Navalny, who was detained for taking part in an unauthorized action in Moscow’s Nikitsky Boulevard.