Putin spokesperson: Navalny poisoning allegations are 'empty noise'
Navalny said he was detained as he was leaving his Moscow home to go jogging and buy flowers for his wife on her birthday AFP

Allegations of Kremlin involvement in the possible poisoning of dissident Alexei Navalny are "empty noise," said Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesperson on Tuesday."These allegations cannot be true and are what I would describe as empty noise. We are not going to take them seriously," Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said in comments carried by state news agency TASS.Peskov said it was premature to allege that Navalny had been poisoned, because a specific toxic substance that could have caused the dissident's condition had not been detected.Berlin's Charite hospital, which has been t...

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