Opposition activist in Russia faces 10-year sentence

December 19, 2014 7:34 PM

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Opposition activist in Russia faces 10-year sentence

Prosecutors in Russia are calling for a 10-year jail term against opposition activist Alexei Navalny, in a fraud case dismissed by his supporters as politically motivated.

Navalny led protests against President Putin three years ago. He and his brother Oleg were then investigated over claims of theft from two companies.

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