Navalny’s conviction in Russia a chilling message

April 22, 2014 4:23 PM

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The move was also a warning shot at all those who dare to challenge President Vladimir Putin.

Navalny was nearly jailed last summer, when he was running a high-profile mayoral campaign in Moscow, but the Kremlin figured then he would be more useful if allowed to run. But now Putin, emboldened by an 80 percent approval rating and national euphoria over the annexation of Crimea, appears no lon...

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