Fake Photo-Ops, Media Censorship, Pussy Riot and More Reasons Putin Deserves the Cold Shoulder

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was sentenced to five years in jail Thursday. He was charged with theft, but many say the real reason he's being punished is his intention to run against Putin in the next election. "With today's ruling," Nemtsov told Reuters, "Putin has told the whole world he is a dictator who sends his political opponents to prison."

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