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Prosecutors ask to free Russian opposition leader

Prosecutors ask to free Russian opposition leader

July 19, KIROV, Russia — A Russian court is deliberating on a surprise request by prosecutors to free opposition leader Alexei Navalny one day after he was convicted of embezzlement and sentenced to five years in prison. Navalny is a registered candidate for this fall’s Moscow mayoral election. The request put Friday to the court […]

July 19, 2013 | By More