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Russian opposition leader’s backers complain prison sentence is political

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KIROV, Russia — Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny was convicted of embezzlement today and sentenced to five years in prison, a harsh ruling his supporters called an obvious attempt to shut down a top foe of President Vladimir Putin and intimidate other opposition activists.

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