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dbt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-25-11 04:17 AM
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Moscow protest: Thousands rally against Vladimir Putin
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Source: BBC

Tens of thousands of people have rallied in central Moscow in a show of anger at alleged electoral fraud.

They passed a resolution "not to give a single vote to (PM) Vladimir Putin" at next year's presidential elections. <snip>

Rallies were taking place across Russia, with the first big protest in the far eastern city of Vladivostok.

At least 28,000 people turned out in the capital, according to the Russian interior ministry, but rally organisers said the true number was around 120,000.


Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-16324644



Much more at the link, including analysis by Daniel Sandford--who claims that Putin supporters will now find it harder to cheat. How unthinkable would all this have been thirty years ago!
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