Democracy Now: Russia: Hundreds of Protesters Arrested as Putin Resumes Presidency


Vladimir Putin was sworn in as Russia’s new president Monday, returning to the office he held from 2000 to 2008. Putin is swapping offices with Dmitry Medvedev who is expected to be confirmed as the new prime minister today. On Monday, Russian police detained more than 300 protesters who opposed Putin’s return to the presidency.

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~ by wheresthemic on May 8, 2012.

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