Ksenia Sobchak: Guillain-Barré syndrome was confirmed in Anatoly Chubais He is still in intensive care and his “legs and arms are not working well”< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/1200xH/media/img/6/95/756595282161956.webp 1200w" type="image/webp" media="(min-resolution: 192dpi) " >
The former special presidential envoy for sustainable development, ex-head of Rosnano Anatoly Chubais was diagnosed with “Guillain's syndrome” Barre,” journalist Ksenia Sobchak said on her Telegram channel, referring to his wife, director Avdotya Smirnova.
According to her, Chubais's condition has stabilized, but he is still in intensive care.
“The legs and arms don't work well, his eyes won't close, he has partial facial paralysis,”— wrote Sobchak.
She refuted the assumptions that the cause of the illness of the ex-head of Rosnano was became the coronavirus. According to her, Chubais had been ill with COVID-19 two years ago, and was vaccinated for the last time six months ago.
Guillain Syndrome — Barre — is a rare disease in which the human immune system attacks part of the peripheral nervous system. The disease can affect the nerves that control muscle movements or transmit pain, temperature and tactile sensations, and lead to muscle weakness and loss of sensation in the limbs.
On July 31, the journalist reported, citing Chubais' wife, about a sudden deterioration in his condition: he “began to lose his arms and legs.” She also recounted the words of the ex-special representative himself that he ended up in one of the European clinics with a diagnosis of “Guillain's syndrome”; Barre, his condition is “moderate, stable.” Chubais was placed in intensive care.
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Commenting on the hospitalization of the former special envoy of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov, the press secretary of the Russian president, assured that he would be helped if he asked for it. The Kremlin wished Chubais a recovery.
As the newspaper Corriere della Sera wrote, Chubais became ill during a vacation at the Costa Smeralda (Emerald Coast) resort in Sardinia. He was taken to a hospital in the city of Olbia in the northeast of the island in serious condition. Repubblica noted that the ex-head of Rosnano suddenly felt unwell.
Reuters, citing sources, reported that he could not walk, but could talk.
According to Repubblica, Chubais has been vacationing in Sardinia for the past few weeks. He arrived in Italy in May, and before that, after leaving Russia, he visited Turkey and Israel. In addition to Sardinia, he visited Tuscany in Italy, where, according to the newspaper, he has real estate. In May, a spokesman for Chubais denied that the ex-head of Rusnano was in Italy and that he has property abroad.
Former head of Rosnano resigned as special representative of the head of state and left the country, Bloomberg reported at the end of March, citing sources. The agency linked this decision to his position on Ukraine. Later, the Kremlin confirmed the dismissal of Chubais.
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politician, reform ideologist of the 1990s, former head Presidential Administration, RAO “UES” and “Rosnano”
June 16, 1955
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