Russians protest over Putin’s return as president

by Blog Burger on May 6, 2012

Activists carry placards and flags during an opposition march in VladivostokMOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian demonstrators carried a black coffin bearing the word ‘democracy’ through the city of Vladivostok on Sunday at the start of protests against Vladimir Putin on the eve of his return to the presidency for another six years. The opposition also planned a “march of the million” in Moscow and staged smaller rallies in other cities the day before a lavish inauguration ceremony inside the Kremlin at which the head of the Russian Orthodox Church will bless Putin. …

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