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Russian police officers detain two opposition supporters during a May Day rally in St-Petersburg on May 1, 2011. Hundreds of thousands took to the streets in May Day demonstrations across Russia, some showing support for the Kremlin and others urging Russians to overthrow the ruling duo. Anti-Kremli
The Albert V. Bryan United States Courthouse in Alexandria, Va., Monday, June 28, 2010. Ten Russian intelligence officers have been arrested for allegedly serving as illegal agents of the Russian government in the United States, the Justice Department announced Monday.