Police beat peaceful anti-Kremlin protesters in Moscow
A woman carrying pictures of former world chess champion Garry Kasparov demonstrates in Moscow against what she said were rigged presidential elections..Russia went to the poll the day before to vote for Vladimir Putin's chosen successor, Dmitry Medvedev. .The protesters are part of a loose coalition of opposition members led by Kasparov and writer Eduard Limonov.Add to Lightbox Download
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