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Navalny launches mayoral bid in Moscow

Russian opposition leader arrives in capital after being released from custody. declaring he is going to win election.

Last Modified: 30 Jul 2013 20:12
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The Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny is campaigning to be Moscow's mayor.

Navalny, a vehement critic of the Russian president Vladimir Putin, was released from jail ten days ago.

He is appealing against a conviction for embezzlement and is promising to fight corruption in public office.

Al Jazeera's Tim Friend reports from the Russian capital.

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