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Slovenia shocked at Navalny sentence, calls for his release

By: J.S., STA

The Foreign Ministry said that Slovenia was shocked at Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny being sentenced to prison.

“We urge his immediate and unconditional release,” it added on Twitter. A court in Moscow changed today Navalny’s suspended sentence to three and a half years in prison for violating the terms of his probation while he was recuperating in Germany from nerve-agent poisoning. The prison sentence will be shortened by the time he has already served under house arrest.

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