Saturday, February 4, 2012

Sub-zero protest march in Moscow

Democratically elected governments can withstand mass protests (remember the demos in opposition to the 2003 Iraq war?).  But protests can also energize opposition and unnerve those who govern.  That appears to be the case in Russia where tens of thousands of Muscovites rallied against Vladimir Putin in sub-zero weather.  The Times reports.
p.s. - note good hats and gloves. - gwc

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