Arctic cold held Moscow in its icy grip, but tens of thousands of people left their warm apartments to demonstrate against Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.
An activist hands out flyers that say, "12 more years? NO THANKS." February 4, 2012. (VOA - Y. Weeks)
A protester hands out white ribbons at Saturday’s protests. The ribbons have become a symbol of fair and honest elections, February 4, 2012. (VOA - Y. Weeks)
Anti-Putin poster reads, "Zyuganov [Communist party presidential candidate] -2012, Navalny [popular Russian anti-corruption blogger] - 2014. Russia without Putin", February 4, 2012. (VOA - Y. Weeks)
A young protester holds a sign that reads, "Our Russia. I DIDN'T vote for YOU." February 4, 2012. (VOA - Y. Weeks)