MOSCOW, 08 APR – The Russian opponent in prison Alexey Navalny has a double herniated disc: his lawyer, Olga Mikhailova, said on the basis of the results of an MRI. Mikhailova also stated that Navalny, on hunger strike to ask for adequate care, still has back and leg pain and that numbness in the lower limbs is being added to that of the hands. The lawyer said one of the hernias is “quite difficult to cure” and that according to a neurologist the treatment prescribed to Navalny in prison is “ineffective and could lead to worsening”. The online newspaper Meduza reports it. (HANDLE).