Navalny allies say European Court of Human Rights orders Navalny's release


FILE PHOTO: Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, who is accused of slandering a Russian World War Two veteran, stands inside a defendant dock during a court hearing in Moscow, Russia, Russia February 16, 2021, in this still image taken from video. Press Service of Babushkinsky District Court of Moscow/Handout via REUTERS 


MOSCOW (Reuters) - Allies of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny said on Wednesday judges at the European Court of Human Rights had ruled to order Russia to release him.

(Reporting by Anton Zverev and Polina Ivanova; Writing by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber; Editing by Alison Williams)

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