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Opposition leader Sergei Udaltsov votes during the first meeting of the Russian opposition Coordination Council in Moscow October 27, 2012. The Council was elected by opposition supporters in an Internet vote earlier this month and tasked with trying to mount a structured challenge to Putin, who assumed the presidency in May for a six-year term. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Opposition leader Sergei Udaltsov votes during the first meeting of the Russian opposition Coordination Council in Moscow October 27, 2012. The Council was elected by opposition supporters in an Internet vote earlier this month and tasked with trying...more

Opposition leader Sergei Udaltsov votes during the first meeting of the Russian opposition Coordination Council in Moscow October 27, 2012. The Council was elected by opposition supporters in an Internet vote earlier this month and tasked with trying to mount a structured challenge to Putin, who assumed the presidency in May for a six-year term. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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Opposition leader Alexei Navalny (L) votes during the first meeting of the Russian opposition Coordination Council in Moscow October 27, 2012. The Council was elected by opposition supporters in an Internet vote earlier this month and tasked with trying to mount a structured challenge to Putin, who assumed the presidency in May for a six-year term. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Opposition leader Alexei Navalny (L) votes during the first meeting of the Russian opposition Coordination Council in Moscow October 27, 2012. The Council was elected by opposition supporters in an Internet vote earlier this month and tasked with...more

Opposition leader Alexei Navalny (L) votes during the first meeting of the Russian opposition Coordination Council in Moscow October 27, 2012. The Council was elected by opposition supporters in an Internet vote earlier this month and tasked with trying to mount a structured challenge to Putin, who assumed the presidency in May for a six-year term. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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