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Edmond Pope Case

Host Bob Edwards talks with NPR's Michele Kelemen about the case of Edmond Pope, the American businessman sentenced by a Russian court on Wednesday to 20 years in prison for espionage. Two days after his sentencing, Russia's Presidential Pardons Commission is recommending that President Vladmir Putin accept his plea for mercy. (

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