Dozens of protesters met in Moscow on Sunday to call for fair presidential elections this March.
About one hundred people turned out at the “Fed-up” rally in central Bolotnaya Square, the focus of ongoing protests against the disputed parliamentary vote last month, a RIA Novosti correspondent reported.
Demonstrators have been calling for fresh polls over alleged voting fraud in favor of the ruling United Russia party.
Svetlana Peunova, one of the leaders of the outlawed Volya (Will) movement which organized Sunday’s rally, called for the presidential poll in March to be free and fair, and said last month’s protests were “paid for.”
She also announced her intention to run for the post.
Tens of thousands of people rallied in Moscow and other cities on December 24 to demand a re-run of the parliamentary vote, in the biggest show of anger at the authorities in years,