Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin holds a meeting in the Communication Center of the Russian government in Moscow, Wednesday, March 21, 2012. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Government Press Service)

Russians Search Amnesty Int’l Office In Moscow

Russian prosecutors and tax police searched the Moscow headquarters of Amnesty International and several other rights groups Monday, continuing a wave of pressure that activists say is part of President Vladimir Putin’s attempt to stifle dissent. Sergei Nikitin, Amnesty’s Russia chief, told The Associated Press that officials from the general prosecutor’s office and tax police […]

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