Alexei Navalny accuses state of orchestrating war veteran slander case

Opposition leader accuses prosecution of faking testimony from 94-year-old Ignat Artemenko

Alexei Navalny, the leading opposition figure whose jailing this month sparked protests across Russia, has accused Russian authorities of orchestrating a case where he is accused of slandering a war veteran in order to damage his image among the public.

Navalny, who was back in court on Friday, denies the charges.

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