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Is there people power in Russia?

At present it is not powerful enough to threaten Putin's removal, but can effect change.

Opposition supporters with a cutout figure depicting Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev participating in an anti-corruption rally in central Saint Petersburg on March 26.

LAST weekend, scores of protests erupted across Russia. Thousands of marchers were out in the streets of Moscow and 90 other cities such as St Petersburg and Vladivostok to demonstrate against corruption and demand the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. The marches were the largest...

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