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Pyotr Verzilov now being treated in Berlin hospital, falling ill after court hearing  Pyotr Verzilov now being treated in Berlin hospital after losing eyesight and ability to walk
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<strong>It is "highly probable" that Pyotr Verzilov, an associate of the protest music group Pussy Riot, <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/sep/18/highly-probable-pussy-riot-member-poisoned-say-german-doctors-pyotr-verzilov?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other">was poisoned</a>, say German doctors treating the man (<em>The Guardian</em>).</strong> <strong>It is "highly probable" that Pyotr Verzilov, an associate of the protest music group Pussy Riot, <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/sep/18/highly-probable-pussy-riot-member-poisoned-say-german-doctors-pyotr-verzilov?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other">was poisoned</a>, say German doctors treating the man (<em>The Guardian</em>).</strong>
Verzilov <a href="https://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-pussyriot/anti-kremlin-pussy-riot-activist-seriously-ill-in-hospital-colleagues-idUSKCN1LT16B?il=0">suffered loss of eyesight and inability to move on September 11</a> after a court hearing and was taken to a Moscow hospital in a serious condition. He was flown to Berlin on Saturday night. Verzilov <a href="https://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-pussyriot/anti-kremlin-pussy-riot-activist-seriously-ill-in-hospital-colleagues-idUSKCN1LT16B?il=0">suffered loss of eyesight and inability to move on September 11</a> after a court hearing and was taken to a Moscow hospital in a serious condition. He was flown to Berlin on Saturday night.
A doctor at Berlin's Charité hospital said there was yet no other explanation as to why Verzilov was in such a condition. A doctor at Berlin's Charité hospital said there was yet no other explanation as to why Verzilov was in such a condition.
The Pussy Riot activist was one of four members of the Russian protest group who invaded a pitch during the World Cup  final between France and Croatia in Moscow in July. Each was sentenced to 15 days in prison. The Pussy Riot activist was one of four members of the Russian protest group who invaded a pitch during the World Cup  final between France and Croatia in Moscow in July. Each was sentenced to 15 days in prison.
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