Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Says Kremlin Sabotaging Presidential Bid

February 8, 2017, Written by

Written By By Alexander Reshetnikov and Maria Tsvetkova, Reuters





Navalny says Kremlin sabotaging presidential bid

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny accused the Kremlin of trying to block him from running in next year’s presidential election after a court on Wednesday found him guilty of embezzlement.

Navalny, who has made a name for himself exposing official corruption, said he would still stand for president, but it was not immediately clear if that was legally possible…

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