Protesters against Russian President-elect Vladimir Putin have clashed with police in the capital Moscow, ahead of Mr Putin's inauguration on Monday for a third term. The protest was peaceful until a small group of demonstrators tried to break through the lines of riot police.Reports say opposition activists Alexei Navalny, Sergei Udaltsov and Boris Nemtsov have all been detained.
Protesters against Vladimir Putin’s 'rigged' elections faced truncheon-wielding riot police across Russia yesterday in a clampdown against unauthorised demonstrations. In Moscow, 20,000 protesters were met by thousands of police and... Read Post
Demonstrators on the anti-Putin march in Moscow. Photograph: Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters Opposition leaders summoned by authorities just hours before first big demonstration since president's inauguration.Tens of thousands of Russians ... Read Post