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Russia Jails Opposition Leader and Blogger Aleksei Navalny

 
Vlad The Imprisoner
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07/02/2019 11:09 AM
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Russia Jails Opposition Leader and Blogger Aleksei Navalny
MOSCOW -- Russian opposition politician and anticorruption blogger Aleksei Navalny has been sentenced to 10 days in jail after being found guilty of breaking the law while attending an unsanctioned protest intended to maintain pressure on the authorities following the arrest of a journalist in June.

A Moscow court ruled on July 1 that Navalny had repeatedly violated the law by organizing and participating in public events and sentenced him the same day.

In a tweet, Navalny described the sentence as "unpleasant" and based on "arbitrary" charges, but said: "I think I did the right thing. If we remain silent and stay home, the arbitrariness will never stop."


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