Thousands rally in Moscow for fair elections after opposition crackdown

//Thousands rally in Moscow for fair elections after opposition crackdown

Thousands rally in Moscow for fair elections after opposition crackdown

Almost 50,000 opposition supporters rallied in Moscow on Saturday after mass police detentions at recent protests that have been among the largest since President Vladimir Putin’s return to the Kremlin in 2012.On a rainy afternoon, protesters huddled under umbrellas on the central Prospekt Andreya Sakharova street, where city authorities had given permission for the rally to take place.The White Counter, an NGO that tracks participants in rallies, counted 49,900 people, while Moscow police gave…

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