Prosecutor seeks 6 years jail for top Russian opposition leader

A Russian prosecutor on Friday demanded a six-year jail sentence for Russia's top opposition leader Alexei Navalny for embezzlement charges in a case he says is politically motivated.

"Six years in a standard regime penal colony and a million ruble ($30,000) fine," Navalny tweeted from the courtroom in the central Russian city of Kirov as the prosecutor read out the charges.