Stories Related to Putin's Time Is Running Out: Russian Protest Leader

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Up to 1 million Russians are ready to take to the streets to protest against a disputed election and Vladimir Putin's "corrupt regime" is unlikely to hold on to power for more than two years, protest leader Alexei Navalny said on Friday.

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