Opposition activist Yevgenia Chirikova, left, visits a polling station in the town of Khimki outside Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. Chirikova who played a major role in the massive winter ... more 
Opposition activist Yevgenia Chirikova, left, visits a polling station in the town of Khimki outside Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. Chirikova who played a major role in the massive winter protests against Putin's rule, is challenging the incumbent mayor. She has complained of an uneven playing field, saying authorities tried to thwart her meetings with voters and put up other obstacles. (AP Photo/Mikhail Metzel) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Mikhail Metzel
Sun, Oct 14, 2012 8:46 AM EDT