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 The court gave Navalny a 3.5-year suspended sentence. Opposition member’s brother was imprisoned

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The Zamoskvoretskiy District court in Moscow recognized opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his brother Oleg guilty of 'Yves Rocher' embezzlement today.

Censor.NET reports citing Ekho Moskvy.

According to the verdict, Alexei Navalny was given a 3.5-year suspended sentence. His brother Oleg was sentenced to a 3.5-year term of imprisonment.

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Oleg Navalny was taken into custody in the courtroom after the announcement of the court's decision.

The defense of opposition member Alexei Navalny and his brother Oleg will appeal against a conviction in a criminal case on embezzlement and laundering of proceeds of the company 'Yves Rocher', their lawyer Olga Mikhailova stated to Interfax. "We will definitely appeal against the conviction of the court," Mrs. Mikhailova said Tuesday.

 
 
 
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