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Russia releases opposition leader: Kremlin backpedals amid public anger

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KIROV, Russia — A Russian court today freed charismatic opposition leader Alexei Navalny from custody less than 24 hours after he was convicted of embezzlement, a surprise release he attributed to protests over a five-year prison sentence seen by supporters as a blatantly political attempt to silence a Kremlin foe.

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