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Russia's Alexei Navalny's sentence suspended on appeal

A Russian appeals court has upheld opposition leader Alexei Navalny's conviction for embezzlement, but suspended his jail sentence, allowing him to go free.

However, his conviction is likely to prevent him running in the next presidential election.

The BBC's Steven Rosenberg described what happened in court.

  • 16 Oct 2013
  • From the section Europe
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