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Protesters in Moscow Try New Tactics to Avoid Arrests

MOSCOW — On an empty plaza in a Moscow park, a man unfurled a yoga mat and sat down. Soon enough, two uniformed policemen arrived to confront him. Ringed by a small group of supporters, the man, Vadim Dergachyov, 29, argued that it was not illegal to sit down in Moscow. But the police officers — suspecting that he was protesting the inauguration of Vladimir V. Putin as president — ordered him to stand up. He refused, and the officers simply shrugged and walked away.

It probably wasn't a great idea for him to hug an officer in riot gear, but it kinda gives me warm fuzzies anyway. I hope it was genuine

A Photo Tour of Ukraine's Peaceful Protesters: An unidentified non-uniformed man fires what looks like a rifle from amid the ranks of non-violent protesters. 130 policemen are claimed to receive gunshot wounds throughout the day, lethal for ten of their number.

NATO protests in Chicago: Police van drives into protesters, web video reporters detained, held at gunpoint (photos+video) | BoingBoing

NATO protests in Chicago: Police van drives into protesters, web video reporters detained, held at gunpoint (photos+video)

Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and Tajik President Emomali Rahmon during a welcoming ceremony in Dushanbe on October 5.

In Russia, Pro-Putin Youths Protest Mormons As 'Cult'

Activists from the Young Guard, which supports Russian President Vladimir Putin, have been protesting the Mormon church in Russia, calling it a "totalitarian cult."

Dekalb County Police: it's within policy for our officers to kick pregnant women in the stomach