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Thousands march against Putin

2012-06-13 07:12:01 GMT2012-06-13 15:12:01(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

Russian nationalists march through the crowd during an anti-government protest in Moscow June 12, 2012. Thousands of Russians chanted "Russia will be free" in a march through Moscow on Tuesday to protest against President Vladimir Putin, shrugging off his tough new tactics intended to quash any challenge to his rule. REUTERS/Mikhail Voskresensky

Participants attend an anti-government protest in Moscow June 12, 2012. Thousands of Russians chanted "Russia will be free" in a march through Moscow on Tuesday to protest against President Vladimir Putin, shrugging off his tough new tactics intended to quash any challenge to his rule. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

Participants attend an anti-government protest in Moscow June 12, 2012. Thousands of Russians chanted "Russia will be free" in a march through Moscow on Tuesday to protest against President Vladimir Putin, shrugging off his tough new tactics intended to quash any challenge to his rule. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Opposition leader Sergei Udaltsov speaks through a loud-hailer during an anti-government protest in Moscow June 12, 2012. Thousands of Russians said they would defy Kremlin pressure and attend a march in Moscow on Tuesday to protest against President Vladimir Putin, shrugging off his tough new tactics to quash any challenge to his rule. REUTERS

Participants attend an anti-government protest in Moscow June 12, 2012. Thousands of Russians chanted "Russia will be free" in a march through Moscow on Tuesday to protest against President Vladimir Putin, shrugging off his tough new tactics intended to quash any challenge to his rule. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Activists hold a huge Russian Empire flag during an anti-government protest in Moscow June 12, 2012. Thousands of Russians said they would defy Kremlin pressure and attend a march in Moscow on Tuesday to protest against President Vladimir Putin, shrugging off his tough new tactics to quash any challenge to his rule. The flag of the Russian Empire is used by some nationalist parties in Russia. REUTERS

Activists hold a huge Russian Empire flag during an anti-government protest in Moscow June 12, 2012. Thousands of Russians said they would defy Kremlin pressure and attend a march in Moscow on Tuesday to protest against President Vladimir Putin, shrugging off his tough new tactics to quash any challenge to his rule. The flag of the Russian Empire is used by some nationalist parties in Russia. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS ... more Participants attend an anti-government protest in Moscow June 12, 2012. Thousands of Russians chanted "Russia will be free" in a march through Moscow on Tuesday to protest against President Vladimir Putin, shrugging off his tough new tactics intended to quash any challenge to his rule. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW) Demonstrators hold various flags as they gather during a massive protest against Putin's rule in Moscow, Tuesday, June 12, 2012. Thousands of Russians are gathering Tuesday for the first massive protest against President Vladimir Putin's rule since his inauguration as investigators summoned several key opposition figures for questioning in an apparent bid to disrupt the rally.(AP Photo/Mikhail Metzel)

Thousands of Russians chanted "Russia will be free" in a march through Moscow on June 12 to protest against President Vladimir Putin, shrugging off his tough new tactics intended to quash any challenge to his rule.

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