Russia Election

December 9, 2011 - 12:50 PM
Russian police troops patrol near Red Square, with the State Historical Museum in the background, in Moscow, Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. Russian authorities are allowing the opposition to hold a massive protest against election fraud, following a violent police crackdown on a series of unsanctioned demonstrations earlier this week, rally organizers said Friday.(AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)