Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to a new 13-year prison sentence, the Russian news agency TASS reported. The Kremlin critic is charged with fraud and contempt of court.
Navalny is currently serving a 2.5-year sentence in a penal camp east of Moscow. He was sentenced a year ago for violating the terms of a previous conviction.
He was found guilty of embezzlement in 2014. Navalny denied guilt and spoke of a political trial.
Navalny could not meet the conditions because of his stay in Germany. So there he was in a hospital after poisoning that he blames the Kremlin.
The opposition leader became seriously ill during a flight in Russia. He was first treated in Russia but was later flown to Berlin.