Putin accuses opposition leaders of insulting protesters

10:54, 15 December 2011

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin...

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Thursday accused opposition leaders of insulting demonstrators at last week`s protests over alleged electoral fraud, according to RIA Novosti.

“Do you want rulers would shout at you, saying: “Come on, you cattle!” Putin said at his annual Q&A session with the nation.

Putin was refering to a remark by opposition activist Alexei Navalny during a protest on December 5.

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