Anti-Kremlin protest draws thousands in Moscow

More than 10,000 people turned out in Moscow on Sunday for an anti-Kremlin rally to denounce Russian state television’s news coverage, particularly of the crisis in neighboring Ukraine.

In promoting the Kremlin line, state television has portrayed the new pro-Western government in Ukraine as a “fascist junta” under the control of the U.S. government and determined to oppress Russian speakers in eastern Ukraine. The broadcasts have taken on a harsh anti-American tone.

Some of those who took part in the demonstration, called a “March of Truth,” carried blue and yellow Ukrainian flags. One woman, wearing a traditional Ukrainian wreath of flowers on her head, held up a sign with President Vladimir Putin’s picture and the words: “Stop lying.”

Read more here: http://www.idahostatesman.com/2014/04/13/3132693/anti-kremlin-protest-draws-thousands.html

This is nice, but imo, the Russian public is a lost cause. Putin’s popularity has soared.

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