Russian appeals court upholds opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s 19-year prison term


A screen in a Moscow courtroom shows jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny as he arrives to listen to a hearing via video on Tuesday. An appeals court has upheld his 19-year prison sentence.

Navalny, a fierce critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, says the charges against him are politically motivated.

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