Presidential elections in Russia (28 images)

Russian Prime Minister and former president Vladimir Putin was declared the winner of the Russian presidential elections held on March 4, 2012, though not without widespread claims of fraud, leading to rallies disputing the legitimacy of the results.
Updated: March 5, 2012 at 6:27 PM
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Thousands of people gather for the "Russia without Putin" rally in Moscow to protest against Vladimir Putin's victory in a presidential election on March 5, 2012. UPI/Yuri Gripas
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