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Navalny defense to appeal his converted sentence behind bars

MOSCOW, February 2. /TASS/. The defense team of Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny will appeal the court ruling, converting his suspended sentence in the Yves Rocher fraud case for real prison time, Navalny’s defense attorney Olga Mikhaylova told TASS.

"Of course, we will appeal," she said, specifying that the lawyers are ready to file a lawsuit with the European Court of Human Rights after all court options in Russia have been exhausted.