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Pussy Riot

Russian Pussy Riot activist conscious after poisoning

A member of the Russian protest group Pussy Riot said Tuesday he's recovering after two weeks in intensive care for a suspected poisoning while a fellow activist suggested he could have been targeted for looking into the killings of Russian journalists in Africa.

Pyotr Verzilov has been at Berlin's Charite hospital since arriving from Moscow, where he had been previously treated. Verzilov tweeted that he only fully regained consciousness three days ago after being in a "black hole" for the previous 12 days. He added that he was "spending days in the great company of wonderful poisons."

German doctors treating Verzilov say reports he was poisoned are...

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