They are said to have trailed the outspoken critic of Vladimir Putin for three years prior to introducing an assassination effort in August using the nerve agent novichok.
Moscow’s FSB agency– the successor to the KGB– apparently began tracking Mr Navalny after he announced plans to run against the Russian president.
Its undercover teams included chemical weapons specialists, medical professionals and secret representatives with expertise in special operations, according to the investigative site Bellingcat.
Agents were stated to have actually kept Mr Navalny under surveillance on a minimum of 37 trips before he was eventually poisoned on a flight from Siberia to Moscow in August.
Pictured: Alexei Navalny with his better half Yulia presenting for a photo while he remains in hospital in Berlin
Navalny’s colleague Maria Pevchikh leaving Moscow on her method to Siberia on the fateful journey – where she was supposedly trailed by the FSB – in an image leaked to Russian media
Among the senior members of the accused poisoning squad Oleg Tayakin, 40, at his home. He served at an FSB-affiliated spetsnaz base in the southern Russian town of Yessentuki
Minutes from disaster: Alexei Navalny in an airport bus in Siberia on August 20, soon prior to boarding the flight on which he fell unconscious following a thought Novichok poisoning
Yulia Navalnaya (envisioned visiting her partner in medical facility) reported symptoms on a check out to Kaliningrad in July which Alexei Navalny says resembled how he felt on the flight
How the ‘FSB plot’ unfolded August 12: Three FSB ‘plotters’ buy plane tickets to Siberia after Navalny’s entourage books a flight there August 13: The supposed FSB group flies to Novosibirsk a day before Navalny gets here. Maria Pevchikh likewise flies to Siberia and is tailed as she leaves Moscow August 17: Navalny takes a trip on to Tomsk, pursued by the supposed FSB operatives. When he books a flight back to Moscow, the ‘plotters’ do the very same only minutes later on August 19: Navalny has a beverage at a hotel bar in Tomsk, leaving his space empty. There is a ‘surge’ in communication among members of the alleged FSB system August 20: Navalny boards the flight in Tomsk and becomes seriously ill on board, requiring an emergency landing August 22: The unconscious Navalny is airlifted to Berlin. A German military lab later finds evidence of Novichok Ad
They would take parallel flights or trains, travelling in twos or threes, mixing up teams to prevent being spotted and typically utilizing aliases, the report declared.
The hierarchy causes the top of the FSB and ultimately to Mr Putin.
Mr Navalny, 44, leader of the opposition Development Party, fell ill after he was exposed to the same nerve agent used versus former Russian mole Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury, Wiltshire, in 2018.
Last night Mr Navalny stated: ‘Case closed. I know who attempted to eliminate me. I understand where they live. I understand where they work. I understand their genuine names. I understand their phony names. I have their pictures.’
The anti-corruption activist and father-of-two said he thought Mr Putin bought the operation after he announced he would run for the Russian presidency, adding: ‘We now have the bad guy, the reason, murderers and the murder weapon.’
The Kremlin has actually denied Mr Putin’s involvement and suggested Mr Navalny is dealing with the CIA in the United States.
Bellingcat called three FSB officers who trailed the attorney as he took a trip from Moscow to Siberia in August, and a further 5 agents said to have been involved in the operation.
They included Alexey Alexandrov, 39, a military physician; Ivan Osipov, likewise a medical physician by training; and Vladimir Panyaev, who posed as a lamp salesperson and lived in Mr Navalny’s structure until the poisoning, when his authorized address unexpectedly changed to that of the FSB head office.
Panyaev, 40, actually operates in the FSB’s Criminalistics Institute, also called its toxins factory, Bellingcat reported. The website, which worked with in the US, Der Spiegel in Germany and The Expert in Russia, said it utilized telecoms records and travel information, including flight manifests, to track the representatives’ motions.
The exact same team might have made an earlier assassination quote in July, when Mr Navalny’s spouse Yulia fell ill on a journey with him to Kaliningrad.
Mr Navalny stated he might have been poisoned by a cocktail in his hotel bar in the Siberian city of Tomsk the night before his flight back to Moscow. He requested a Bloody Mary but was told the bar did not have the components and accepted a negroni rather.
The nondescript building near Moscow where a deceptive FSB unit is said to operate, employing specialists with backgrounds in chemical and biological warfare
The supposed head of an FSB sub-unit works for a senior official who reports to FSB director Alexander Bogdanov (pictured), who in turn reports to Putin
Navalny’s allies blamed his arch-nemesis Vladimir Putin (visualized) however the Kremlin has actually rejected any participation in the opposition leader’s illness
FSB agents trailed Navalny and his aide Maria Pevchikh (imagined) on their journey to Siberia, it is claimed
Navalny being taken to an ambulance in Omsk (left) after falling ill on an airplane following a journey to an airport coffee shop (right) in Siberia
Navalny gets here in Berlin where he was airlifted for treatment following the alleged FSB effort on his life in Russia last August
Navalny poses with his wife Yulia and their kids at the German healthcare facility where he was being treated after being poisoned with Novichok
Navalny was treated at the Charite hospital in Berlin (pictured) where he was gone to by German chancellor Angela Merkel
He stated the drink was ‘revolting’ and he took just a couple of sips before going to bed. Professionals have said the novichok could also have been on laundry he did at the hotel, or injected into his toiletries.
Mr Navalny boarded the aircraft to Moscow the next day but collapsed on board and was taken for hospital treatment in Omsk after an emergency landing.
Bellingcat declared some of the hit team followed him to Omsk, and there have been reports of a second effort on his life there.
He was then flown to Germany, where physicians validated he was poisoned with novichok and nursed him back to health.