Russians take protests online

Despite restrictions, opposition using internet to bolster efforts to protest against "flawed" elections.

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    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


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