March 7, 2012

Putin Opposition May Be Disintegrating

Seamus Martin, Irish Times

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The arrests and subsequent speedy release of opposition leaders Alexei Navalny, Sergei Udaltsov and Ilya Yashin have opened fissures within the loose grouping that has been organising the massive street protests in Moscow and elsewhere since the disputed parliamentary elections in December.

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