Imprisoned Russia pro-democracy activist Alexei Navalny is facing another set of charges that could add 15 more years to his already unfair and unjustified prison sentence. An article by Andrew Roth published by The Guardian looks into this development. Here is an excerpt:
Russia could extend Alexei Navalny’s imprisonment for up to a further 15 years in a fresh criminal trial that his supporters warn has been overshadowed by the crisis in Ukraine.
The Russian opposition leader is accused of embezzling donations to his FBK anti-corruption organisation, which has accused Vladimir Putin of owning a £1bn mansion and other top officials enriching themselves through corrupt schemes.
Navalny has denied the charges and calls them politically motivated.
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