FILE: A court in Russia has upheld a 19 year prison sentence against imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

Navalny loses appeal over 19-year prison sentence

Navalny's 19-year sentence will be backdated to January 17, 2021, the day he was arrested. He was already serving a nine-year term on a variety of charges that he says were politically motivated before Tuesday's ruling.

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