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Russia's top opposition leader Alexei Navalny sits in the courtroom in Kirov on July 19, 2013. A Russian court on Friday unexpectedly freed protest leader Alexei Navalny pending his appeal against a five-year sentence on embezzlement charges, after his jailing prompted thousands to take to the streets in protest. The judge in the northern city of Kirov ruled that keeping President Vladimir Putin's top opponent in custody would deprive him of his right to stand in mayoral elections in Moscow on September 8. AFP PHOTO/SERGEI BROVKO (Photo credit should read SERGEI BROVKO/AFP/Getty Images)
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Russia's top opposition leader Alexei Navalny sits in the courtroom in Kirov on July 19, 2013. A Russian court on Friday unexpectedly freed protest leader Alexei Navalny pending his appeal against a five-year sentence on embezzlement charges, after his jailing prompted thousands to take to the streets in protest. The judge in the northern city of Kirov ruled that keeping President Vladimir Putin's top opponent in custody would deprive him of his right to stand in mayoral elections in Moscow on September 8. AFP PHOTO/SERGEI BROVKO (Photo credit should read SERGEI BROVKO/AFP/Getty Images)
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Russia's top opposition leader Alexei Navalny sits in the courtroom... News Photo 173996393Alexei Navalny,Civil Rights,Courtroom,Leadership,Opposition Party,Politics,Russia,Sitting,Top,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPRussia's top opposition leader Alexei Navalny sits in the courtroom in Kirov on July 19, 2013. A Russian court on Friday unexpectedly freed protest leader Alexei Navalny pending his appeal against a five-year sentence on embezzlement charges, after his jailing prompted thousands to take to the streets in protest. The judge in the northern city of Kirov ruled that keeping President Vladimir Putin's top opponent in custody would deprive him of his right to stand in mayoral elections in Moscow on September 8. AFP PHOTO/SERGEI BROVKO (Photo credit should read SERGEI BROVKO/AFP/Getty Images)