MOSCOW, April 8 (RAPSI) – Members of Russia’s Presidential Council for Human Rights keep track of Alexey Navalny’s health condition and his treatment, according to the Council’s Chair Valery Fadeyev.

During his working trip to Yekaterinburg Fadeyev met with the Ural State University students. The future journalists asked him about digitalization risks, professional activity and rights of journalists, foreign agent law and other explosive legislative initiatives, situation concerning a nunnery situated near town of Sredneuralsk in the Sverdlovsk Region, excommunicated former schema monk Sergius (Nikolay Romanov) and Navalny’s condition in a Vladimir Region’s penal colony.

Fadeyev said that Navalny had certain health problems but he objected to the opinion that authorities wanted to “quash” him.  Human rights advocates keep track of his health and treatment in the penal colony, the Human Rights Council’s Chair stated. He also said there were no serious violations as to Navalny.