Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Photo: Reuters Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Photo: Reuters
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Photo: Reuters
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Russian court clears way for Putin critic Alexei Navalny to be sent to prison camp

  • Navalny will spend a little over 2-1/2 years behind bars after a court rejected his appeal, while shortening the activist’s original jail term by six weeks
  • The 44-year-old was jailed earlier this month for parole violations that he said were trumped up

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