Russians protest against Putin despite pressure




 
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Russians protest against Putin despite pressure
 
June 12th, 2012  
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Russians protest against Putin despite pressure
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Russians marched through Moscow amid a stream of banners demanding President Vladimir Putin step down and challenging new laws designed to curb protest against his strongly centralized rule. Protesters chanting "Russia without Putin!" and "Putin is a thief!" moved in pouring rain down a central boulevard and packed a square in the first big opposition rally since the former KGB officer's return to the Kremlin for a six-year term on May 7. ...




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