BBC News reports:

Fresh protests are under way in Moscow and other Russian cities following Vladimir Putin’s victory in last weekend’s presidential election.

Several thousand people are lining one of central Moscow’s main avenues, with correspondents saying turnout could be the key to future opposition strategy.

A wave of protests was sparked last December by evidence that parliamentary elections had been rigged.

Similar allegations have surrounded the presidential vote.

Foreign states have accepted Mr Putin’s election for a third term but observers said the poll had been skewed in his favour.

Watch the protests live here. (Note: livestream may or may not be working.)

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