President Biden warns Putin 'there will be consequences' if Alexei Navalny dies in prison following two-week hunger strike as doctors warn the Russian opposition leader 'could die any minute' | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED X-Frame-Options: DENY X-Frame-Options: SAMEORIGIN

President Biden warns Putin 'there will be consequences' if Alexei Navalny dies in prison following two-week hunger strike as doctors warn the Russian opposition leader 'could die any minute'

Joe Biden has warned Putin there will be consequences if critic Alexei Navalny is allowed to die in jail as doctors warn his health is failing amid hunger strike.

US national security adviser Jake Sullivan said on Sunday that Biden is weighing up a range of responses if Navalny dies, and that Moscow is aware of the threat.

Meanwhile EU leaders said sanctions placed on Russia earlier this year could be increased if Navalny perishes, with a summit to discuss the issue on Monday.

It comes after Yaroslav Ashikhmin, a doctor acting on behalf of Navalny's family, said test results received from the Russian penal colony where the activist is being held show dangerous levels of potassium in his blood along with signs of kidney failure.

'Our patient could die at any moment,' Ashikhmin warned.

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