Russian opposition leader faces accusations of foreign funding




 
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Russian opposition leader faces accusations of foreign funding
 
August 12th, 2013  
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Russian opposition leader faces accusations of foreign funding
By Gabriela Baczynska MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian prosecutors accused opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Monday of illegally receiving foreign funding for his campaign to oust an ally of President Vladimir Putin as Moscow mayor in an election next month. Navalny, 37, said the allegations were an attempt to discredit him, and showed the Kremlin was worried that his door-to-door campaigning style was reducing acting Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin's big lead in opinion polls. ...




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