New charges for Navalny, risks another 3 years in prison

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– MOSCOW, 11 AUG – The Russian Investigative Committee has announced that it has filed new accusations against Alexei Navalny, guilty of having created “a non-profit organization – namely the FBK or Anti-Corruption Foundation, ed – which violates the citizens’ rights “. In June, FBK was branded an extremist organization on the basis of a new ad-hoc law. For the Committee, FBK’s activities “entailed inciting citizens to commit illegal acts”.

Navalny, Meduza writes, now faces a fine of up to 200,000 rubles, hard labor, limitations on freedom or imprisonment for up to three years. (HANDLE).