Aleksei Navalny, Russian Opposition Leader, Appears in Court


In the Russian capital. Moscow has ordered the opposition activist Aleksei Navalny, to serve more than 2.5 years of a jail term for embezzlement. Mr. Navalny had earlier launched a blistering attack on President Putin. As our correspondent at the court, Sarah Rainsford reports he's being detained, repeatedly prosecuted several times at last year, Aleksei Navalny was poisons. Now the Russian opposition leader is going to jail. He greeted the news in court with a resigned shrug. That's not what I said earlier from a glass cage Alexander family had condemned this latest move against him as a show trial meant to scare millions of Russians, he said to crush dissent. He spoke like a man with nothing left to fear. After shooting death by poisoning. Last year, Mr Navalny mocked Russia's president, and claimed he'd given the order to have his rival killed. People will buy. Vladimir Putin wants to be known as a great world leader, Aleksei Navalny said. So he's upset that he'll now go down in history. As Vladimir the poisoner of the underpants, Mr Navalny believes a nerve agent was smeared in his underwear by Russian security service agents. Mr Putin has said the FSB had nothing to do with it.

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