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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny loses jail appeal, is fined for slander

The double legal defeat had been anticipated by Alexei Navalny's supporters, who believe the Kremlin sees the 44-year-old opposition politician as a threat.

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny lost his appeal on Saturday against what he said was a politically motivated decision to jail him for nearly three years, and was found guilty of slander and fined in a separate case.

  • SBS News

The double legal defeat had been anticipated by his supporters, who …

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