Regional News • Europe • Russia
2021-02-02T17:26:55+00:00

Navalny has been sentenced to serve 3,5 years in a penal colony

Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has been sentenced to serve 3,5 years in a penal colony for violating his probation rules after leaving Russia for medical treatment in Germany following his poisoning.

Multiple landmarks in Moscow such as the Red Square had previously been blocked off by police in expectation of the verdict.

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