Bailed Russian opposition leader vows to become Moscow mayor




 
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Bailed Russian opposition leader vows to become Moscow mayor
 
July 20th, 2013  
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Bailed Russian opposition leader vows to become Moscow mayor
By Gabriela Baczynska and Maria Tsvetkova MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny told cheering supporters on Saturday he wants to contest and win an election to become Moscow mayor after being freed on bail while he fights a five-year jail sentence. Hundreds of people, some waving white roses, gave one of President Vladimir Putin's biggest critics a hero's welcome when he arrived in Moscow on the overnight train from Kirov, the industrial city where he was convicted of theft on Thursday. ...




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