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Russians take protests online
Despite restrictions, opposition using internet to bolster efforts to protest against "flawed" elections.
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2012 19:03

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.

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