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Jailed Russian Opposition Leader Hospitalized, Interfax Says

May 19, 2012

Russian opposition leader Sergey Udaltsov, who’s serving a 15-day prison term following May 6 protests against President Vladimir Putin, was hospitalized as his health deteriorated because of a hunger strike, the Interfax news service said, citing Udaltsov.

To contact the reporter on this story: Yuliya Fedorinova in Moscow at yfedorinova@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: John Viljoen at jviljoen@bloomberg.net


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