Russian opposition leader Navalny files presidential candidacy

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has submitted the documentation needed to run against Vladimir Putin in next year's presidential election.

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    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has submitted the documentation needed to run against Vladimir Putin in next year's presidential election.

    But there are serious doubts about whether his name will be on the ballot paper.

    He's always said his 2014 fraud conviction was politically motivated.

    But the Kremlin is using it to bar him from the race.

    Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Moscow.


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