Poisoning Alexey Navalny could have been in nobody’s interest but Washington’s. The US does not like the fact that it cannot compete with Russian natural gas in Europe, and the German federal government and the CDU were unequivocally supporting the Nord Stream 2 project. The US failed to solve this via political pressure, so this had to be followed by the well-known sanctions policy with a good dose of Russophobia. There is no evidence that Navalny was poisoned, but this is reported as a fact by Western media from the first day. Russia was condemned by all US allies from the European Commission to NATO. Washington and Brussels want sanctions, and “surprisingly” the target might be the Nord Stream 2.
The US and Germany are trying to extrapolate the situation with Navalny to Vladimir Putin, who will speak by videoconference at the UN General Assembly, in order to out moral pressure on him and cause a negative reaction from countries supporting the US foreign policy.
It is not a coincidence that Washington insisted on [transporting Navalny to] Germany and Charite center. It was necessary to create a parallel with Novichok. This is a frank special operation. In addition, for obvious reasons, it was Germany that was chosen as the alleged location of Alexei Navalny because of the “Nord Stream-2”.
Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative on Navalny poisoning.
A prominent Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny fell ill during a flight from Siberia to Moscow on the 20th of August. Initially hospitalized in Omsk, at the request of his family he was transferred to Charité hospital in Berlin.
According to the Berlin-based Cinema for Peace Foundation, who have arranged the transportation of Navalny to Germany, the aircraft was sent for humanitarian reasons.
Clinical findings at the Charité hospital indicated that Navalny was poisoned with a substance from the group of cholinesterase inhibitors. Subsequent toxicological tests provided unequivocal evidence of a chemical nerve agent of the Novichok group in the blood samples of Alexei Navalny.
Pro-Kremlin disinformation outlets frequently present a variety of mutually exclusive versions of what happened to Alexei Navalny . Similar techniques were used to sow doubt about the poisoning of Sergei Skripal with the nerve agent Novichok by GRU agents.