Anti-Government Protests in Russia: Continuing Coverage

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

A protester stands in Bolotnaya Square on December 10, 2011 in Moscow, Russia. Protests took place in Moscow and St. Petersburg this wee A protester stands in Bolotnaya Square in Moscow, Russia. (Harry Engels/Getty)

The Russian government appears to be worried about a mass anti-government rally planned in Moscow today. People want to express their outrage directly at President Vladimir Putin for the first time since his inauguration. Yet Putin may be trying to preempt the rally with some intimidating moves of his own. Ellen Barry is the Moscow Bureau Chief for our partner The New York Times.

 

Guests:

Ellen Barry

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Javier Guzman

Comments [1]

Hmmm, a scary politician running a repressive government. I just have to ask, "Russia, have you done something different with your hair this decade?"

Jun. 12 2012 10:17 AM

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