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Russian Prosecutors Demand 10 Years for Kremlin Critic

Russian prosecutors called on Tuesday for Kremlin critic and protest leader Alexei Navalny be jailed for 10 years as they appealed against a suspended sentence he received last year in a theft case, arguing it was "too soft." Navalny and his brother Oleg were convicted last year of stealing 30 million rubles — nearly $500,000 at the current exchange rate — from two firms, including an affiliate of the French cosmetics company Yves Rocher. Both were given three-and-a-half year...

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