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Putin says jailed Navalny will be treated like other inmates

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny attends a hearing to consider an appeal against an earlier court decision to change his suspended sentence to a real prison term, in Moscow, Russia February 20, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File Photo/File Photo

June 14 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said that his jailed critic Alexei Navalny would be treated in prison like any other inmate, NBC television network reported on Monday citing an exclusive interview with Putin.

"He will not be treated any worse than anybody else," Putin was quoted as saying.

Reporting by Maria Tsvetkova; Editing by Jon Boyle

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