Russia: Opposition leader Alexei Navalny freed from jail

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been released from prison after serving a 25-day sentence for organising unauthorised anti-government protests. He was arrested on June 12 at a demonstration in the capital. Al Jazeera’s Andrew Simmons

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    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been released from prison after serving a 25-day sentence for organising unauthorised anti-government protests.

    He was arrested on June 12 at a demonstration in the capital.

    Al Jazeera’s Andrew Simmons reports from Moscow.


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