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A doctor who treated Alexei Navalny has been found after disappearing in the Russian woods.
Alexander Murakhovsky vanished on a hunting trip and was missing for two days.
Murakhovsky had denied Navalny was poisoned.
A doctor who treated Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny after he was poisoned with a Novichok nerve agent has been found alive two days after going missing in a forest, Russian state media TASS reported on Monday.
Alexander Murakhovsky, who was the chief doctor at Omsk Emergency Hospital No. 1 where Navalny was treated last year, had left a hunting base in Russia's Bolsheukovsky district on an all-terrain vehicle before he went missing.
He emerged from the forest - which is known for its large bear population, according to The Daily Beast - two days later in a nearby village, TASS reported. Murakhovsky is now being treated at a nearby hospital.
After Navalny was sickened last summer, Murakhovsky had denied the Russian opposition leader was poisoned, blaming his condition on a "metabolic disorder which caused a sharp drop in blood sugar," according to CNN. The chief doctor was later promoted to regional health minister.
Another doctor who treated Navalny died suddenly last month.
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