Russian Investigators See U.S. Funding Behind Putin Protests

  • Investigative Committee says opposition leader given $35,000
  • Pelevine says authorities `raising the pressure' on opposition

Russia’s Investigative Committee said an opposition leader being checked for her role in the aftermath of anti-Kremlin protests in 2012 received foreign funding to instigate a so-called “color” revolution through mass unrest in Moscow.

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