Sunday, 5 February 2012

Tens of thousands of Russians march against the Putin regime

This Al Jazeera report also includes some footage of the much smaller Kremlin-orchestrated pro Putin demonstration

The opposition against the criminal Putin regime in Russia is growing fast now:

Their frozen breath rising in the brutally frigid air, tens of thousands of protesters marched through downtown Moscow on Saturday to keep up the pressure on Prime Minister Vladimir Putin one month before a presidential election that could extend his rule for six more years.

The protesters have few illusions that they can drive Putin from power now, but for the first time in years Russians are challenging his control and demanding that their voices be heard.

Wrapped in furs or dressed for the ski slope, as many as 120,000 people turned out for the third and perhaps largest mass demonstration since Putin's party won a parliamentary election Dec. 4 with the help of what appeared to be widespread fraud.

Read the entire article here

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