Jailed Kremlin critic Navalny says he faces 15 more years imprisonment
04 June 2022 | 5:57 am
Alexey Navalny now faces more jail time for "creating an extremist community." The charge comes on top of Navalny's 9 year sentence for fraud.
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The fresh probe comes after Navalny's allies were already banned as "extremist" earlier this year ahead of Russia's elections.
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Dmitry Muratov, the chief editor of Russia's leading independent newspaper Novaya Gazeta who has won the Nobel Peace Prize, says he would have given the award to jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.
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