Mass Demonstrations Set for Saturday

The Moscow Times
Saturday 2nd March, 2013

Tens of thousands of protesters and thousands more law enforcement officers are expected in central Moscow on Saturday afternoon for two marches, including one billed as a response to the latest U.S. adoptions scandal. Up to 20,000 people, including several pro-Kremlin lawmakers, are scheduled to take part in the “March in Defense of Children,” where they will demand that the government improve conditions at the nation’s orphanages and make it easier for Russians to adopt. They will also gather signatures for a petition asking President

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