Russian Cossacks return as part of Putin’s Moscow street patrol от Veggie за 27 nov 2012

Russian Cossacks return as part of Putin’s Moscow street patrol от Veggie за 27 nov 2012 (9 photo)


Cossacks blocked the entrance to a Moscow art gallery exhibiting art depicting Pussy Riot last month, leading to a standoff with riot police called in to disperse them.
“This is not the first time that Cossacks are emerging as a conservative force ready to punish or warn those who from their point of view are acting improperly,” said Maria Lipman, a political analyst at the Carnegie Moscow Center.
Lipman said the higher Cossack profile was a product of a growing Kremlin reliance on conservative forces, such as the Russian Orthodox Church, to counter mostly liberal opponents who staged the biggest protests of Putin’s 13-year rule over the past year, drawing demonstrators from the urban middle class.

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