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Mikhail Gorbachev calls for Russian elections to be annulled
Posted By yihan On December 7, 2011 @ 10:31 am In World News | Comments Disabled
London Telegraph 
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Mikhail Gorbachev, the former Soviet Union leader, has called for Russia’s elections be rerun due to fraud.
Riot police in helmets roughly dragged more than 550 protesters into detention vans Tuesday evening in central Moscow but the opposition warned they would stage a major protest organised via the internet at the weekend. Protesters were planning more demonstrations today.
Amid growing international alarm, Mr Gorbachev said the results of Sunday’s poll should be annulled and new elections held due to “numerous falsifications and rigging.”
“The results do not reflect the will of the people,” Mr Gorbachev, president when the Soviet Union collapsed two decades ago, told the Interfax news agency.
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