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WikiLeaks soldier jailed

US soldier Bradley Manning has been jailed for 35 years for giving WikiLeaks more than 700,000 US military and diplomatic documents. The site's founder Julian Assange has hailed Manning's sentence as a "tactical victory."

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US soldier Bradley Manning to be sentenced for leaks

Bradley Manning, 25, pictured during his trial. Credit: Reuters

A military judge is this afternoon due to sentence US soldier Bradley Manning, convicted last month of espionage charges.

Manning faces up to 90 years in prison for giving WikiLeaks more than 700,000 US military and diplomatic documents.

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