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Russian opposition leader Navalny released

Russian opposition leader Navalny released

Russia, AP—A Russian court on Friday released opposition leader Alexei Navalny from custody less than 24 hours after he was convicted of embezzlement and sentenced to five years in prison. The release came after a surprise request by prosecutors, who said that because...