Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Anti-Putin Activists Stage Bridge Protest

Including Maria Gaidar, great-granddaughter of Arkady Gaidar, who hung a banner from the bridge reading, 'Give Back the Election you Bastards,' referring to new attempts by the Kremlin to make it next to impossible for independent parties to compete in elections.

Initially the police began loosening the ropes before journalists began shouting that they would fall.