Kremlin critic says he was poisoned for investigating colleagues’ killings

FILE PHOTO: Pyotr Verzilov, one of four intruders affiliated to Russia's Pussy Riot protest group who were jailed for 15 days for staging a pitch invasion during the football World Cup final and were detained again after their release on July 30, gives a double thumb-up outside a court building in Moscow, Russia July 31, 2018.

BERLIN (Reuters) – Russian and German doctors treating anti-Kremlin activist Pyotr Verzilov agree that he was poisoned ahead of being taken ill two weeks ago, Verzilov said. He said it was likely Russian “special services” were behind the attack, which he believed had been meant to warn him off investigating the killing of three Russian […]

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