WBEZ | Prokhorov http://www.wbez.org/tags/prokhorov Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Putin's win comes amid cries of fraud and streets of Moscow flooded with protesters http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2012-03-05/putins-win-comes-amid-cries-fraud-and-streets-moscow-flooded-protesters- <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2012-March/2012-03-05/putin 2.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Vladimir Putin won another victory in yesterday’s presidential elections in Russia.&nbsp; Putin, who has been either president or prime minister for the past 12 years, was expected to win.&nbsp; Putin's victory comes with widespread allegations of fraud – by international observers and his opponents. And earlier today, thousands of Russians gathered in central Moscow to denounce what they feel was a skewed election.</p><p>Journalist <a href="http://www.juliaioffe.com/">Julia Ioffe</a> was there.&nbsp; She’s the Russia correspondent for <a href="http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/newsdesk/2012/03/prokhorovs-smile-putins-tears.html"><em>The New Yorker</em></a> magazine and <a href="http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/03/04/cleaning_up_in_moscow"><em>Foreign Policy</em></a>.</p></p> Mon, 05 Mar 2012 15:16:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2012-03-05/putins-win-comes-amid-cries-fraud-and-streets-moscow-flooded-protesters-