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Unrest Grows In Russia

December 9, 2011 by  

Unrest Grows In Russia

The anti-government movement in Russia is expanding amid strong opposition to the rule of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin after a voting scandal.

About 16,700 people have indicated on Facebook that they have intentions to gather in Revolution Square, near the Kremlin, this Saturday. Another 5,500 people said they would attend a similar protest in St. Petersburg, according to The Guardian.

A disputed parliamentary election result that protesters say fabricated popularity of Putin’s United Russia party sparked the country’s recent civil unrest.

Dmitry Finikov, a Russian election monitor, posted photographs and video online Wednesday showing how election officials at his polling site in central Moscow threw away the official result of the vote, which showed United Russia coming in third with 128 votes, behind the Communists (202) and liberal Yabloko (134). In the final tally, United Russia won the vote at the site.

The police presence throughout Russia has been strengthened, and officials in the country are prepared to quell the unrest. People planning to protest have been warned that the unrest may lead to instances of violence.

Vladimir Milov, a Russian opposition leader, warned people to stay away from the protest on Saturday.

“All this can end in big blood,” he wrote on the website of Ekho Moskvy, a liberal Russian radio station. “This is the most dangerous thing in today’s situation.”

Sam Rolley

Staff writer Sam Rolley began a career in journalism working for a small town newspaper while seeking a B.A. in English. After learning about many of the biases present in most modern newsrooms, Rolley became determined to find a position in journalism that would allow him to combat the unsavory image that the news industry has gained. He is dedicated to seeking the truth and exposing the lies disseminated by the mainstream media at the behest of their corporate masters, special interest groups and information gatekeepers.

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  • No fool

    The Russians should have consulted with Obama on how to implement a voting scandal, to get away with it.

    • scarlett grace

      dont you mean the bush’s

      • http://naver samurai

        Actually, he should say the libs. Since you all tried to stea elections in 2000 and 2004. FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!

  • PatrioticOne

    Coming soon to a polling station near you. Obama is watching closely, as this is what he has planned for us, too.
    I said when he was “elected” that he had no intention of going thru another election. That he was going to be dictator for life. People said I was crazy back then, but now, more and more people are saying the same thing.

    • eddie47d

      All your imaginary plots about what will Obama do is imploding your minds. You are sick seek help so the rest of us can deal with reality. The USA didn’t disintegrate like Time said would happen on Dec 1,2011 and you are another one peddling your pudding.

      • duaner

        Why the hell are you still allowed on this site with your commie swill. Go to the ussr or some other country if you think its better. I have ask Bob to kick you off. Apparently you are good for comic relief.

      • http://naver samurai

        These days we have Tea Party protests and the wacko OWS movement. Since the OWS movement is more violent, what happens with the next group that comes along, hmmm? You should have a clear understanding of what I’m saying, union man. Unions do these things all the time, when they don’t get their way. FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!

        • Mark Are

          Boy talk about someone who believes in things that you cannot prove! For God and Country? First off, (BTW, I may BELIEVE in a God, but can I prove it? And don’t say with the Bible, because God didn’t write it no matter how hard you try to pretend he did.)and as for a “Country”? What is a country? Prove it exists too. It is a FICTION that MEN create and use to control people like you.

          • http://naver samurai

            Such a rant. Not even worthy of a response. BTW, be careful as your atheism is showing. FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!

  • Preston

    Oh no… hopefully the Russians won’t treat their protesters as badly as the ‘land of freedom’ (US) does theirs!
    (like students at, for example, Kent University… i.e gun ‘em down)

    • eddie47d

      Maybe the Russians will round up the protesters like our police did with OWS and have tried to silence them. Assad of Syria must have been cheering.

      • http://naver samurai

        Actually, they rounded them up for breaking laws and not for protesting. Neeeeed to be making that popping sound. FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!

    • http://naver samurai

      Pston, you’re an idiot. The National Guard had orders to fire if fired on or attacked. Remember, it was the students that attacked the National Guard causing them to fire. Also, all of them were found not guilty by a courts martial. Need to be making that popping sound. Ed-duh, another remark from our resident comrade. FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!

      • Mark Are

        Typical PSYCHOPATH defending PSYCHOPATHS…

        • http://naver samurai

          It is a historical fact and a matter of record. Please quit being a moron. FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!

  • Douglas

    We need to be very critical of the news agencies. They are either Fascist controlled or they will be used by fascists to spread misinformation. If you want the REAL truth about any unrest that occurs in Russia, I strongly recommend you use Facebook, Youtube, and any other social sites to get a broader view of what may happen. Don’t just rely upon a single source. For example, here in San Jose,CA we have the Mercury News. It is so completely owned by the fascist socialist groups it’s ridiculous. NEVER trust any one source. That’s the lesson to learn.

    • scarlett grace

      I beleive that the constution is being shredded by add on’s that manage to sneak into a statute that is likely to be accepted. the add on’s are nothing but shameless payola for the special interst groups, or attempts to avoid the president and his cabinet from adhereing to the laws. For example, Johnson was able to double the number of troops deployed to vietnam. Had this not be a write on, he would have had to officially at War with vietnam. So johnson got his troops and we didnt have to pay any restoration of the country we tore to sh–. all the while americans remain uninformed. The homeland security act is out right facious. did you know you could get a 100% college or grad school grant if you learned certain mid eastern languages. if you want to see whats going on… read just that one act. its not a short document but the contents within will blow your mind. Big Brother morphed into a dictator.

  • TML

    “Those who cast the votes decide nothing. Those who count the votes decide everything” – Joseph Stalin

    I’d say they have a reason to be very upset.

    • Mark Are

      Voting is the bone that the PSYCHOPATHS in control toss the masses so that we can “believe” we do something. It has ALWAYS been a joke…ON US.

      • http://naver samurai

        You use that word psychopath often. Are we describing ourselves, hmmm? FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!

        P.S. You need both love of country and fear of God to be a true patriot!

    • BSG

      time for a russian spring, maybe they can enjoy some of the global warming. But I’ll bet if they threaten Putin’s power, it will be a lot more than 4 students killed as at Kent State.

  • Idylewylde

    I find it refreshing that the Communists, who rigged Russian elections for 70 years, are now complaining about dirty politics.

    I find it revealing that the Obama Regime is siding with the communists.

  • http://gillysrooms.blogspot.com Gillysrooms

    Does anyone know if voting is compulsory in Russia? Is it true that on;y about 30% of eligible American voters actually vote at elections? and the other 70% complain about who gets elected does not represent them.

    I can only imagine and speculate what might have happend in the Russian elections because I dont rate their news services as very reliable, but I agree with Vladimir Milov, a Russian opposition leader that it will be very dangerous to protest in the Square especially in these difficult times. The best time to protest is pre election and at election time. The pen and the internet is mightier than the sword. Russian obviously still needs a strong leader and he has been elected to quel civil unrest against him and his cohorts. They not going to give up the power they have just because a few dissadents are making the claims they are making. The Russian people are getting what they deserve….they not yet fully mature for real freedom it would seem.

    I really dont see the similarities some of you make about OBAMA. The only way you anti-OBAMA people can win is to find someone better than him, and from my reading of your list of possible applicants…you still dont have anyone that gets even close to being better on a whole range of issues. No point bad mouthing OBAMA and his administration ….better to develope better policies which can be credibly implememnted using proper reasoned arguments if my opinion or if you think you can offer a better option then offer yourself as a candidate through your own network. If the voter believe your ideas will work and they trust you to deliver them by being able to convince the other members in the Congress or Senate, then you will be listerned to and given a chance using the free media, but if you continue to rubbish your opposition candidates without reasonable debating skills…you will be discarded as another crackpot of which there are many in every country. In my experience …the many people who complain they are paying too much in tax are usually the ones who dont pay much in taxes which is really the price we pay for the freedoms and excellent lifestyle we enjoy in Australia.

    My neighbour just came back from the USA trip to say things are bad in your country, you have lots of unemployment, people sleeping in your parks and your wages are low at $5 per hour. Is this true? My son worked at McDonalds and a Supermarket part time while he studying at University and he earns $20 ph plus double on public holidays, but if you like working in Western Australian mining companies, truck drivers, endineers, etc you could be earning more than $100,000 per year. Look up some of the employment agencies on the internet and make enquiries and be adventurous and try Australia if you are an honorable person. Our government does charge income taxes amd Goods and Services Taxes which you can check on the ATO website, but you get a very good lifestyle, good mecical and hospital services much better than in USA or most other places. So if your a hard work who is not a criminal or a serial whinger…you should consider getting a work visa for a visit to Australia. Gilly from Australia.

    • Mark Are

      Hey, Gilly…does Australia use a printing press to make up the money that you folks use to “buy” things with? OH YES? Well, then the PSYCHOPATHS in control of “your” country are no different from the rest of the psychopaths running the whole planet. And they don’t NEED taxes from you if they can print the money up! How hard is that to figure out?
      As for our illegal alien “President” and the outright pissing on the US Constitution by so called “leaders”…time is coming to put the PSYCHOPATHS out to pasture and let some normal people run things for a time.

  • JimH

    I wonder if the Moscow cemetary has the voter turnout of a Chicago cemetary?
    Maybe the Occupy Red Sqare people can tell us.

  • Mark Are

    Maybe this article should be titled…UNREST COMING TO THE UNITED SOVIETIZED STATES OF AMERICA.

  • Rob Reiken

    Things are lookin so great globally worldwide arn’t they. Australia’s Dictator Ju-Lier Gillard that was charged with Prision Of Treason to appear 24/10/10 in court but thrown out window by the corrupt DPP lasy year has impossed recently passing a Carbon Tax & ETS for our UN takeover with 2,500 American Troops to start with. Along with the Smart Meter Control Kill Grid with high EMF radiation that California is putting up a good fight against. While in America 2Dec2011 S1867 has stripped away The Constitution & Bill Of Rights along with The Adell Bill (1031 & 1032) was passed days ago that declares America now a battlezone for Millitary to takeover. But there are jobs now available in The FEMA Concentration Camps as the Contract Tenders has just gone up with employees that man them will get $170,000 Per anum. Also to mention just Febuary2011 past the FEMA Camps were fitted out with the 2 X 10,000 Guilotines America wide including Germany. Well the end is sure now coming for many, but rest assured, there won’t be no Globalist Elite Scum fighting on any of the Battle Frontlines. Get stocked up with food , water & other supplies cause if or when this Solar Storm hits that knocks out the power grid it will be Hell On Earth when The Gov Dictator Tyrants go into Lockdown for their New World Order.

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