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Top EU envoy jets to Moscow as outcry over Navalny grows


Protesters clash with police during a rally in Moscow on Sunday. (AP pic)MOSCOW: The outcry grew in Russia over the crackdown on peaceful protesters Thursday as EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell was set to visit the country under pressure to confront Moscow over the imprisonment of opposition figure Alexei Navalny.
Borrell’s visit – the first to Russia by a top EU envoy since 2017 – comes at a period of unusual turbulence in the country, with tens of thousands taking to the streets in support of President Vladimir Putin’s top critic.
Navalny was sentenced this week to nearly three years in …read more

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