He was described as 'calm and defiant' during his 40-minute hearing...far away from his middle-class Moscow supporters.
The trial was rescheduled for next week.
Polling reveals that only 37% of Russians know who Navalny is...and only 14% would vote for him for president.
In Kirov...there appears to be little sympathy...or support...for Navalny.
One young woman said: 'He is probably guilty of something'...while a student said: 'It looks like he's guilty...it would be best if he went to jail.'
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