I'm Keith Peters in Washington.
France and Sweden have confirmed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was poisoned with the Soviet era nerve agent Na'vi chock. A German military laboratory previously confirmed the substance in his samples. German government spokesman Second Sabre says that the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has also received samples and is taking steps to have those tested. At its reference laboratories fell in on a Russian domestic flight on the 28th of August and was transferred to Germany two days later for specialist treatment in hospital. I'm Zaria Shockley. Meanwhile, doctors treating Navalny say the Russian opposition leader is able to breathe on his own and briefly leave his hospital bed. Although noting the improvement in Navalny's health, the statement didn't address the long term outlook for the anti corruption campaigner and prominent opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin. News and analysis at townhall dot com. I'm Keith Peters in Washington.