Russia to free opposition leader Navalny as Kremlin race heats up

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is set to walk free on Sunday after a 20-day jail term for organising protests against President Vladimir Putin. Navalny, who has declared his intention to stand for president in 2018, is set to be released between 0600 and 0700 GMT, his lawyer Vadim Kobzev told AFP. He is being held…