PBS NewsHour

Alexei Navalny, Voice of Dissent, Convicted of Embezzlement

Clip: 07/18/2013 | 3m 19s

Prominent Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was convicted of embezzling $500,000 worth of timber and sentenced to five years in prison. But he and his supporters say the sentence is politically motivated due to Navalny's crusade against corruption and criticism of President Vladmir Putin. Ray Suarez reports.

Aired: 07/18/13

Expired: 01/01/70

Rating: NR

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