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At least 100 anti-Putin activists arrested in Russia

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One of the detained, Other Russia movement activists who tried to hold an unsanctioned protest outside the central election commission, shouts from a police bus in central Moscow, on March 5.

Tatyana Makeyeva / Reuters

Police detain a participant during an opposition protest in Moscow, March 5. Russian police detained at least 100 people during protests calling on Vladimir Putin to resign after a presidential election they say was unfairly skewed in his favor.

Alexander Demianchuk / Reuters

Russian police detain a participant during an opposition rally in St.Petersburg, March 5.

Reuters reports: Police detained at least 50 people at an unsanctioned rally of about 3,000 people in St Petersburg, witnesses said. Police said they had detained 50 in central Moscow but allowed a protest by thousands more people to go ahead nearby.

Previously on PhotoBlog: Moscovites square off following Putin's re-election.