20 December 2012

RUSSIA : Putin Critic Navalny...Charged With Fraud...Again.


     The other fur lined boot/canor...has finally dropped.
     Staunch blogger/lawyer/corruption critic and Putin opponent...Alexei Navalny...along with his brother Oleg...have been formally charged with fraud and money-laundering.
      A Moscow agency accused them of stealing $1.8 million from 2008-11 from a postal business.
      Navalny dismissed the charges as 'complete nonsense.'
      The brothers face fines...and prison sentences of up to 3 years.
      In July...Navalny was also been charged with embezzlement in a timber deal.
      He is not able to leave Moscow.