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'Chain of protest' in Moscow by Fair Elections movement

Thousands of protesters in Moscow have lined the road which encircles the city centre and the Kremlin in another demonstration against alleged cheating in previous voting.

With presidential elections in Russia exactly one week away, Vladimir Putin held a counter-rally on Thursday in the Luzhniki stadium.

Mr Putin is widely expected to win the presidential race and denies that fraud in December was widespread. The BBC's Daniel Sandford reports.

  • 26 Feb 2012
  • From the section Europe
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