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Russia protests: Putin opponents march in Moscow

Thousands of anti-government protesters are marching in Moscow, ahead of a major rally to demand fresh Russian elections and a new president.

The protest, on a national holiday, comes a day after police raided the homes of several prominent activists.

Last week, President Vladimir Putin signed a new law increasing fines for those who violate protest laws.

Emily Buchannan reports.

  • 12 Jun 2012
  • From the section Europe
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