About 50 000 people came to the Bolotnaya square in Moscow on 10 of December 2011 to protest against violations at the parliamentary elections in Russia, and, according to the statistics, even twice more came to the Sakharova prospect on 24 of December, two weeks later. Most of them had never been interested in politics and came to a protest meeting for the first time in their life, after reading about it in social networks.These rallies are the biggest in Russian Federation since 1991, when the Soviet Union broke down.
That rallies became a symbol of civil political activity waking up in Russian Federation. Although after the elections on 4 of March 2012 and forced crackdown of the opposition demonstration in Moscow on 5 of March the idea of common people having a «voice» to influence the current political situation in Russia is still under the question.

Moscow, Russia