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Russia court finds opposition leader Udaltsov guilty of plotting 'mass riots'

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Russia court finds opposition leader Udaltsov guilty of plotting 'mass riots'

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A Russian court has convicted opposition leader Sergei Udaltsov and his ally Leonid Razvozzhayev of being behind the “mass riots” ahead of President Putin’s inauguration in 2012.

Prosecutors have demanded an eight-year sentence in a penal colony for organising a rally that took place on May 6 2012.