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-- -- You may remember that hot Mike moment for President Obama back in March which raised concerns about the relationship between Russia and the US.
Now just one day before Vladimir Putin is inaugurated for a third term as president of Russia.
Thousands are protesting against the controversy a leader.
Fox News contributor Frank Luntz is in Moscow he joins us now live by phone and Frankie said things had been flaring up what's the latest.
Well it was a very peaceful.
March about they estimate about 40000 people were in it I was fortunate enough -- and being with Garry Kasparov.
The great chess champions and now that -- organize of the marched.
If -- don't let me see what happens.
And it's got out of control about that ninety minutes ago the police surrounded them charged.
And -- -- it mustard gas and it now estimates several thousand people were injured some pretty badly.
Looks like he arrests are -- that you -- -- hundred level.
And it it was supposed to be that simple peaceful demonstration.
He's kind of message to president who just -- -- is inaugurated.
And the police in the military there which numbered about thousands.
Decided that they would get out of control and -- He is innocent people work very badly hurt really -- go.
I would ask you because back in March when the presidential election was held 63%.
Voted for -- If you believe that this was a legitimate and and fairly done election.
If that's the case why is there so much pushed back against him do you think the election was flawed in any way or do you think that.
Those who did not vote for -- -- just especially.
Active in response of right now.
Now anybody who was here with a that it wasn't -- -- election which have to be very -- say it.
I will be leaving the country -- don't -- -- -- -- You want to get out of -- -- And people here are great they're great because the government that we -- member of the Soviet.
In the 1970s and eighties but here's back now in 2012 weeks and that it would not happen in the clear path.
What's different about this all that there was one little network of upper middle class Justin -- well dressed people worsen if there.
And it's not Occupy Wall Street.
What respectful I even -- a few people talking to the police ordered current -- And it's just -- -- if you think that.
It was almost as though they watered to have this confrontation they wanted to send a message 24 hours before.
Comes back off it.
That dissension and disagreement is not -- -- be allowed but he certainly did not have to do it violently -- certainly did not have to attack.
Having arrested as many people -- -- there's no justification that we are not from what I saw -- markedly higher grade.
And it was gentle and it was seeing -- -- -- Couple of pictures a couple of posters might have been out of controller just -- straw.
But these were not stop people and they were -- All right Frank -- sell live from Moscow thank you for the first hand account and safe travels back home to you frank.
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