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Russia: Court decides not to imprison Navalny

Russia: Court decides not to imprison Navalny

Kirov, Associated Press—A Russian court on Wednesday suspended a five year prison sentence for a top opposition leader but upheld his conviction for theft that will prevent him from running in future elections. Alexei Navalny was convicted on embezzlement charges and...
Berlusconi Gets Jail Sentence in Wiretap Trial

Berlusconi Gets Jail Sentence in Wiretap Trial

Milan, Reuters—An Italian court sentenced ex-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on Thursday to one year in jail over the publication by his family’s newspaper of a transcript of a leaked wiretap connected to a banking scandal in 2006. Italian justice system rules...