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STRASBOURG, France | The Latest: Russia’s arrests of Navalny ruled as political

STRASBOURG, France | The Latest: Russia’s arrests of Navalny ruled as political

STRASBOURG, France— The Latest on a European court ruling on Russian opposition Leader Alexei Navalny (all times local):

11:30 a.m.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says his win at the European Court of Human Rights is important for other political activists in Russia who are targeted by the state.

The court in Strasbourg on Thursday passed a landmark ruling saying that arrests of Navalny in Russia were politically driven.

Navalny, arguably the most prominent foe of President Vladimir Putin, has spent a total of more than 140 days behind bars in the past year and a half.

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