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Thousands march in Russia to demand prisoners' release

People carry pictures of political prisoners and a banner reading, ''Freedom for political prisoners!" during an opposition rally in central Moscow on February 2, 2014Thousands of demonstrators marched through Moscow on Sunday to demand Russia free eight prisoners jailed after a 2012 protest against President Vladimir Putin. There was heavy security for the march, with hundreds of police lining the route from Pushkin Square to Turgenev Square, while a helicopter hovered overhead.