Tens of thousands in March of millions Moscow protestNews Moscow, Russia - 12 June 2012
Organisers say that around 100 000 people gathered to the streets but Moscow police has only confirmed that up to 22 000 people were participating in the rally, which wrapped up at 4pm with no arrests made.Protesters began the rally on Strastnoy Boulevard and marched across the center of Moscow to finish on Sakharova Avenue with a meeting and music concert. The demonstration concluded two hours earlier than planned as heavy rain drenched the activists.
Our contributor writes:
A previous March of a Million rally was organized on May 6 to demonstrate against the inauguration of Putin. After clashes with the police, some 450 protestors were arrested.