Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Photo: Handout via Reuters Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Photo: Handout via Reuters
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Photo: Handout via Reuters
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Russian dissident Alexei Navalny decries slander trial, chides judge

  • The Kremlin critic is accused of defaming a second world war veteran who took part in a promotional video backing Russia’s constitutional reforms
  • At the hearing, the grandson of the veteran asked Navalny for a public apology, prompting the 44-year-old to refuse

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Photo: Handout via Reuters Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Photo: Handout via Reuters
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Photo: Handout via Reuters
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