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Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny said on Wednesday he would fly back to Russia on Jan. 17 from Germany where he has been recovering after being poisoned, shrugging off potential legal risks that could see him jailed. His announcement came a day after court documents showed Russian authorities had asked a court to jail him for allegedly breaking the terms of a suspended sentence.
TEHRAN: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Thursday that the chaos unleashed on the US Capitol by US counterpart Donald Trump's supporters exposed the fragility of Western democracy."What we saw in the United States yesterday (Wednesday) evening and today shows above all how fragile and vulnerable Western democracy is," Rouhani said in a speech broadcast by state television."We saw that unfortunately the ground is fertile for populism, despite the advances in science and industry."A populist has arrived and he has led his country to disaster over these past four years."I hope the whole world and the next occupants of the White House will learn from it."Rouhani said he hoped for a change of direction from the incoming administration of US President-elect Joe Biden.He urged the new administration "to make up (for the past) and restore the country to a position worthy of the American nation, because the American nation is a great nation"."May they return to reason, legality and their obligations. It's for their own benefit and the good of the world," he said.Despite routine references to the United States as the "Great Satan" in official rhetoric, it is not the first time that an Iranian president has called America a