Russian prosecutors demand 10 years in jail for Kremlin critic: RIA

February 17, 2015 9:17 AM

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Russian prosecutors demand 10 years in jail for Kremlin critic: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian prosecutors demanded Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny be jailed for 10 years, appealing against the suspended sentence he was given in a theft case last year, news agency RIA reported.

Navalny, who led Moscow street protests against Vladimir Putin in 2011-12, and his brother Oleg were accused last year of stealing 30 million rubles - nearly half a million dollars at the current rate - from two firms including an affiliate of the French cosmetics company Yves Rocher between 2008 an...

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