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|Putin critic Navalny jailed after protests across Russia|
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was handed a 15-day jail sentence on Monday for his part in a big anti-government protest in Moscow which buoyed the liberal opposition's morale a year before a presidential election.
|U.S. wants quarter cut to U.N. Congo troop cap, others warn wrong time|
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States wants to cut by a quarter the troop cap for the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Democratic Republic of Congo, said diplomats, despite warnings by France and others against drastic changes to the world body's largest and most expensive operation.