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The Latest: Doctor: Russian opposition leader discharged

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny (all times local): 2:25 p.m. A doctor says that Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who has been taken to the hospital with a severe allergy attack, has been discharged after his condition improved.

Anastasiya Vasilyeva, who saw Navalny on Monday, told reporters she found it worrying that Navalny has been discharged before test results were available. She earlier said that she suspected that Navalny may have been poisoned.

Navalny was rushed to the hospital Sunday from a detention facility where he was serving a 30-day sentence for calling an unsanctioned protest. He was arrested several days before a major opposition rally on Saturday that ended with nearly 1,400 people detained.

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A doctor who saw Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in the hospital says he may have been poisoned.

Anastasiya Vasilyeva, who has been Navalny's physician for several years, said on Monday that the swelling and the rash on his face could be consistent with chemical poisoning.

Vasilyeva said that hospital officials who previously diagnosed Navalny with an allergic reaction refused to run the necessary tests on him.

Navalny was rushed to the hospital Sunday from a detention facility where he is serving a 30-day sentence for calling an unsanctioned protest. He was arrested several days after a major opposition rally on Saturday that ended with nearly 1,400 people detained.

Navalny ally Leonid Volkov on Sunday complained about "anti-sanitary conditions" at the detention facility where he had also been detained before.

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