Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny says he has received new criminal charges

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Written By Pinang Driod

© Reuters. Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny appears on a screen via video link before an external hearing of the Moscow City Court in the criminal case against him on numerous charges, including the creation of an extremist organization, at the IK-6 pena

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny said on social media on Friday that he had been informed of new criminal charges against him.

Navalny is already serving sentences in a penal colony totalling more than 30 years on charges including extremism, which he denies.

In comments issued through his associates, he said he had now been charged under Article 214 of the penal code, which covers vandalism.

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