Navalny sentenced: Can Putin silence anti-corruption movement?

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    Alexey Navalny in the dock this Tuesday but who is the one on trial in the court of public opinion? First poisoned, then jailed, the anti-corruption crusader faces up to 3 and-a-half years in jail for violating the parole of a 2014 money laundering conviction while convalescing in Germany. Tens of thousands have taken to the streets over the past two weeks. Last Sunday alone, police detained nearly six thousand, numbers unmatched since Soviet times.

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