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Restrictive Measures

Restrictive Measures
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Aleksei Navalny was moved out of a Moscow jail almost two weeks ago -- and still may not have arrived at the prison where is to serve his sentence in a case he calls absurd. RFE/RL Moscow correspondent Matthew Luxmoore discusses the situation surrounding the opposition politician, as well as the Kremlin’s efforts to rein in the Internet, with host Steve Gutterman.

Iron Bars And 'Iron Feliks'
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Aleksei Navalny has been sent to prison -- apparently to a facility in the Vladimir region that former inmates describe in chilling terms. Back in Moscow, a vote on whether to return Soviet secret-police founder Feliks Dzerzhinsky's statue to Lubyanka Square or put up a monument to medieval prince Aleksandr Nevsky was abruptly canceled. Irina Lagunina, director of special projects at RFE/RL's Russian Service, joins host Steve Gutterman to discuss.

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