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Italy investigating case of hospitalized ex-Kremlin official

By Claire Parker

04 Aug 2022 · 2 min read

Editor's Note

You should read this because Russia has a dark history of poisoning opponents and dissenters—Chubais was a senior official before resigning in March over the invasion of Ukraine.

Authorities in Italy are examining the case of a former senior Russian official who was hospitalized in Sardinia this week after suffering neurological symptoms, Italian media reported Wednesday.

Anatoly Chubais, who resigned as the Kremlin's climate envoy soon after Russia invaded Ukraine, was in intensive care after suddenly falling ill at a resort on the island.

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