Well-known Russian human rights activist Lyudmila Alexeyeva leaves a court room in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, where hearings started against opposition activists detained on May 6, 2012 ... more 
Well-known Russian human rights activist Lyudmila Alexeyeva leaves a court room in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, where hearings started against opposition activists detained on May 6, 2012 during a rally at Bolotnaya Square. A Moscow judge on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, convicted eight anti-government protesters of rioting during a 2012 protest against Vladimir Putin, following a trial seen as part of the Kremlin's efforts to stifle dissent. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Alexander Zemlianichenko
Mon, Feb 24, 2014 9:18 AM EST