Alexei Navalny’s movement dubbed ‘extremist organization’

The decision from Moscow City Court, handed down on Wednesday after a 12-hour closed-door hearing, puts Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK) and his network of regional offices in the same category as ISIS and the Taliban. A lawyer for the organization, Yevgeny Smirnov, accused prosecutors of pushing the case in a bid to squash opposition and bar critics from running for parliament in September.




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