06 May 2013

RUSSIA : Thousands Rally In Moscow On Anniversary Of Anti-Putin Demonstration; Putin Returns As 'Super Patriot.'

            An estimated 5,000-15,000 people gathered peacefully in Moscow to remember the 1st anniversary of an anti-Putin demonstration and confrontation with police.
              30 members of the opposition were charged for the 2012 clashes...and so far...2 have been convicted. 
           Police report that 6 were detained.

       AND: Sunday marked Putin's return as president.
       Der Spiegel describes his new persona..as 'super patriot.'