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Published December 12, 2011, 12:00 AM

Vladimir Putin


The portrait of Vladimir Putin and a slogan reading "Glory to Russia" are seen as stage decoration as United Russia's party supporters gather at Manezhnaya Square, just outside the Kremlin, in Moscow, Russia, on Monday, Dec. 12, 2011, to rally in support of the results of Dec. 4 parliamentary election. The pro-Kremlin gathering comes two days after the biggest opposition protests against alleged electoral fraud in favor of the ruling United Russia that took place on December 10 across the country. Moscow Kremlin's Spasskaya (Savior) tower is seen at the background. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
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