Article Photos: Unauthorized anti-Putin rally draws thousands 3/8

Police officers detain an opposition activist during an unauthorized rally in Lubyanka Square in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012. Thousands of opposition supporters gathered Saturday in central Moscow for an unauthorized rally to mark a year of a wave of massive protests against Vladimir Putin and the government. Several prominent opposition figures were detained in the course of the gathering, which was not sanctioned by authorities. (AP Photo/Misha Japaridze)