[JURIST] Judge Anna Nekryach of the Babushkinsky district court [official website, in Russian] on Tuesday found opposition leader Alexei Navalny [JURIST news archive] guilty of slander. A Moscow City Duma Deputy, Aleksei Lisovenko filed the lawsuit [RFE/RL report] after Navalny allegedly posed about Lisovenko on his Twitter account [personal account, in Russian], calling the deputy a drug addict. Nekryach found that the comment constituted slander and ordered Navalny to pay a 300,000 ruble (USD $8,350) fine. In February a Moscow...

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