FILE - In this Tuesday, May 8, 2012 file photo, Alexei Navalny, a prominent anti-corruption whistle blower and blogger speaks to protesters gathered near the presidential administrations building in ... more 
FILE - In this Tuesday, May 8, 2012 file photo, Alexei Navalny, a prominent anti-corruption whistle blower and blogger speaks to protesters gathered near the presidential administrations building in downtown Moscow, a day after Putin's inauguration as president. 36-year-old Navalny, one of President Vladimir Putin’s fiercest critics, was a driving force behind last winter’s wave of anti-Putin rallies. Over the winter, the anti-corruption activist spearheaded a series of rallies in Moscow that drew up to 100,000 people to the streets ahead of the March vote that handed Putin a third presidential term.. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr, File) less 
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