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    Russian Opposition Leader Caught in Sausage Attack

    Call it a sausage snafu. Alexei Navalny, the leader of Russia’s beleaguered political opposition, was showered with uncooked sausages at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport on Wednesday as he arrived from a trip abroad. Navalny claims a woman distracted him by asking for a photo while three unidentified “fiends” swooped in and scattered their pork-based payload. It’s only the latest — and most innocent — attack against Vladimir Putin’s potential opponent in next year’s presidential election: Twice this year Navalny’s been splashed with antiseptic fluid, requiring serious medical treatment after one incident.

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