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    Court Rejects Motion to Send Navalny to Jail Instead of Suspended Sentence

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    A Moscow court turned down Wednesday a request to replace Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny’s suspended sentence for stealing timber from state-run company KirovLes with a real prison term, a RIA Novosti correspondent reported from the courtroom.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Judge Oksana Zaretskaya said while reading out the verdict:

    “There are no reasons to cancel the suspended sentence.”

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