Russian blogger Vitaly Vigranovsky, 40, who was doing an experiment, has died after a 40-day hunger strike, Lenta.ru reported, citing a Telegram channel.
In his video blog, Vigranovsky said that he had long planned to test himself and endure 40 days without water and food.
He started his hunger strike in mid-March in Moscow.
The blogger informed in his YouTube video channel that on the tenth day he felt ill, the atmosphere in the city started to get on his nerved, and therefore he decided to go to Abkhazia.
On the twentieth day, the blogger emphasized that he feels completely cleansed, but he notices a change in his body: his weight and muscles have changed, he has no strength left for physical activity, and he has only been able to walk.
On the thirtieth day he ran a fever.
He said that on the 35th day he felt close to dying, but did not stop the hunger strike.
Vigranovsky used to blog about his unusual diet.