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Putin opponent jailed for 5 years for fraud

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Putin opponent jailed for 5 years for fraud

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Russian courts have jailed opposition figures linked to protests against Vladimir Putin. Alexei Kozlov was found guilty of fraud in a business deal and sentenced to five years in prison.

Separately, Sergei Udaltsov was given a 10-day sentence for disobeying police by addressing a crowd in Moscow. Blogger Alexei Navalny was fined 25 euros.