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3 June 2016

posted 3 Jun 2016, 06:30 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 3 Jun 2016, 06:30 ]
Brother of Russian Oppositioner Navalny Files Petition For Parole

Oleg Navalny — the brother of opposition leader Alexei Navalny — has filed a petition for parole, the Interfax news agency reported Thursday. He is currently serving a 3 ½ year prison sentence. The petition will be considered on June 27, Navalny's lawyer Kirill Polozov said. However, Polozov said that he thinks it is unlikely that parole will be granted. Navalny has unpaid penalties and the administration of the prison colony has given him an unfavorable report. [...]
Source: The Moscow Times [2 June 2016]