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  • Theo.

  • Kremlin's most prominent critic, Alexei Navalny, has lost his appeal to be released from prison.

  • Ah Moscow court on Saturday did shorten his original 3.5 year jail term by six weeks.

  • You can hear his response, by the way, so Navalny saying they've reduced the sentence by 1.5 months.

  • Great.

  • Navalny's arrest and jailing earlier this month for parole violations set off nationwide street protests in Russia.

  • He contends a decision to jail him was politically motivated.

  • He said he had been unable to report to the Moscow prison service last year because he had been convalescing in Germany from the near fatal poisoning he suffered in Siberia last August.

  • Many Western nations said a nerve agent was behind that his lawyer Vadim Kobozev.

  • Today's verdict was expected for us.

  • We considered unlawful.

  • Nothing's changed all the arguments in the court that we made on the first attempt, they got rejected, then they got rejected.

  • Now the ruling paves away from Navalny to be transferred from jail to a prison camp.

  • President Vladimir Putin's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, was asked about Navalny's political future following the court decision.

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Kremlin critic Navalny loses appeal against jail term

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/02/22
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