Russia Update: Opposition Journalist Kara-Murza, Jr Remains in Serious Condition

June 1, 2015
(R-L) Boris Nemtsov, Vladimir Kara-Murza, Jr., Sergei Mitrokhin, Grigory Yavlinsky, Mikhail Kasyanov at an opposition meeting in Moscow on March 5, 2012. Kara-Murza, Jr. is wearing the white ribbon symbolizing the anti-Putin movement.

The condition of Vladimir Kara-Murza, Jr., the opposition journalist and coordinator for Open Russia, founded by Mikhail Khodorkovsky, remains serious but stable condition in Pirogova City Hospital No. 1, the chief physician said. Friends and colleagues are concerned he could have been poisoned.

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