After having until now not opened a criminal investigation and said there is no evidence yet of a crime Russia’s Investigative Committee has asked one of its regional branches in Siberia to probe the possibility that someone tried to murder Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny, the RIA news agency reported on Friday. Al Jazeera reports that on Thursday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Moscow rejected any suggestion that Russia was responsible and warned other countries against jumping to hasty conclusions but n a statement regarding Navalny, the global chemical weapons agency said the poisoning of any individual with a toxic nerve agent would be considered the use of a banned chemical weapon.