Russian opposition leader Navalny to campaign despite ban

April 6, 2017 6:13 PM

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MOSCOW – Alexei Navalny's campaign chief says Russia's popular opposition leader will keep campaigning for authorities to cancel an election ban.

Navalny organized nationwide anti-corruption protests last month and was arrested immediately after arriving at the rally in Moscow. He plans to run against President Vladimir Putin in the 2018 presidential election. Navalny's February conviction in a retrial of a fraud case formally has barred him ...

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