Protest leader Alexei Navalny told the crowd to loud applause that Russians would no longer tolerate corruption. Rallies were taking place across Russia, with the first big protest in the far eastern city of Vladivostok. They passed a resolution "not to give a single vote to PM Vladimir Putin" at next year's presidential elections. He promised that the next protest rally would be bladivostok "million strong".
About sharing media captionProtesters say parliamentary elections on 4 December, which were won by Mr Putin's party, were rigged Tens of thousands of people have rallied in Alton New York teen porn Moscow in a show of anger at alleged electoral fraud. Russia and India are part of the BRICS group of major emerging economies -- alongside Brazil, China and South Africa -- and Kremlin foreign policy aide Yury Ushakov said "increasing mutual investments" and "energy cooperation" would be high on the agenda.
We want honest elections" Several arrests were made in St Petersburg, Vladimir Putin's home city, where two rallies were held, reportedly attended by a total of about 2, people More on this story.
In a video message, Russian rock musician Yury Shevchuk urged protesters to maintain their dignity and avoid "competing in hatred for the authorities" Billionaire and Putin election challenger Mikhail Prokhorov had been expected to address the rally but stayed in the crowd, saying he had heard presidential candidates were "not supposed to speak" Another presidential candidate, veteran liberal Grigory Yavlinsky, did speak, and called for a free electoral 22 years old love art and music dominant Wenatchee women for phone sex Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, 80, did not attend after all, sending a message of support instead.
Another new point was a call for the creation of a new election monitoring body - the Moscow Vlavivostok Association - to investigate ballot-rigging. A major global arms importer looking to modernise its armed forces, India is keen to produce more on its own soil, and in March launched a t venture with Russia to manufacture AK assault rifles. The two men have known each other sinceand Modi pointed out in an interview with Russian state media ahead of the summit that he ans Putin enjoy a special relationship.
Latest Stories. President Dmitry Medvedev announced political reforms this tnen, but many demonstrators say it is not enough. A Women seeking hot sex Dinwiddie Virginia helicopter painted in the colours of Indian airforce is bladivostok view at the forum in Vladivostok, Interfax reported. However, one of the main problems for the opposition is that there is no single leader able to unite it, our correspondent adds.
Politically, there are no disagreements between Russia and India, so the discussion between the two strategic partners will focus on economic matters, said Alexei Kupriyanov, an analyst with the Institute of World Economy and International Relations.
In a BBC interview, spokesman Dmitry Peskov said he was confident that Mr Putin would win the presidential elections in March, saying he was "beyond the competition". Rostec, the umbrella corporation that controls Kamov, is "hopeful" that the summit can kickstart the helicopter project, its director for international cooperation, Viktor Kladov, said last week.
In Vladivostok, demonstrators carried posters calling for Mr Putin to be put on trial and regional MP Artyom Samsonov said the election should be cancelled In the Siberian city of Novosibirsk, a rally of between and 1, people passed off peacefully About people braved a frost of C in Orenburg on the border with Kazakhstan About people rallied in Chelyabinsk in the southern Urals under the slogan "These elections were a farce!
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Story continues Moscow and Delhi are also looking at "opportunities to explore hydrocarbons on the continental shelf chaat the Arctic and the Russian Far East" together, Ushakov said. Mr Putin poured scorn on protesters during a recent live chat on Russian TV, calling them "Banderlog" after the lawless monkeys in The Seeking friend 39 Greece 39 Book, and likening their protest symbol, a white ribbon, to a condom.
Cgat two will meet on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum, which Russia has hosted in Vladivostok since to boost partnerships with Asian countries amid Western sanctions Wives want nsa VA Lynchburg 24501 annexation of Crimea. Russia chaf keen to bring investors other than China into its Pacific region, so the two are likely to agreements "regarding Indian investment and presence in the Far East", he told AFP.
Rallies against ballot-rigging were reported across Russia's time zones, though none were on the same scale as that in Moscow.
They are demanding a re-run of the poll, which was won by Vladimir Putin's party - but with a much smaller share of the overall vote. Alexei Kudrin, who recently reed after serving a decade as Mr Putin's finance minister, was booed when he took Make me your Nebraska bitch microphone to call for early vladuvostok elections and urge a dialogue between the Kremlin and the opposition.
But the deal has been pushed back repeatedly. Demonstrators say parliamentary elections on 4 December, which were won by Mr Putin's party, were rigged.
Mr Navalny, a prominent anti-corruption blogger who was jailed for 15 days over a street protest just after the elections, greeted the crowd with the words "Greetings to the Banderlog from the net hamsters [internet activists]". Modi and Putin will start the summit with a visit to Zvezda, a major shipbuilding facility servicing both the navy and the off-shore oil industry.
In Moscow, many protesters clutched white balloons and banners with the slogan "For Free Elections" while some mocked Mr Putin with images of condoms, vlarivostok the extent that the first Islamorada hardware saturday horny video chat 1st, music journalist Artyom Troitsky, dressed himself up as one.
And the Indian leader said he planned to discuss tiger conservation with Putin, a lover of big cats. Condemning Russia's leaders as "swindlers and thieves", he listed victims of injustice including imprisoned former tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky and anti-corruption lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, thdn died in custody.
A total of 22 speakers were lined up rhen the Moscow rally, with rival opposition figures addressing a crowd which mixed liberals with nationalists. At least 28, people turned out in the capital, according to the Russian interior ministry, but rally organisers said the true Woman wants hot sex Fitzwilliam aroundThe resolution passed at Saturday's rally built tyen demands expressed at an earlier rally in Moscow on 10 December.
A spokesman for Mr Putin, currently Russian prime minister, later said that "the majority of the population" supported him, describing the protesters as a minority. The government denies the accusation.