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Russian protest leader freed temporarily
Alexei Navalny released from custody but placed under travel restrictions pending appeal of jail sentence.
Last updated: 19 Jul 2013 09:33 GMT
Russian prosecutors want Navalny freed
State lawyers file appeal for Putin critic, hours after he was sentenced to five years jail for embezzlement.
Last updated: 19 Jul 2013 03:36 GMT
Posthumous trial begins against Russia lawyer
Russia court begins proceedings against deceased whistle-blower who died in jail after an alleged beating.
Last updated: 22 Mar 2013 18:16 GMT
Russia opens trial of dead lawyer Magnitsky
Death of whistleblowing lawyer while in custody more than three years ago led to a diplomatic dispute with the US.
Last updated: 28 Jan 2013 09:07 GMT
Russian mafia whistleblower found dead in UK
Businessman linked to high profile corruption case in Moscow is fourth person to die in unexplained circumstances.
Last updated: 28 Nov 2012 18:37 GMT
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