Russia is gearing up for more protests in the wake of December's controversial elections as demonstrators turn to newer forms of technology to try to prevent Putin's re-election in March's presidential poll.
The country's opposition rallies have grown rapidly, much like those in the Arab world, in large part due to the power of internet.
Social-networking sites have become an important tool in raising money and support for anti-Kremlin causes.
Al Jazeera's Neave Barker reports from Moscow.
Source: Al Jazeera