Thousands Gather to Protest Caricatures in Russia's Caucasus

January 19, 2015 8:31 AM

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Tens of thousands of people gathered Monday in the Russian region of Chechnya to rally against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

They marched through the streets of downtown Grozny, the capital of the predominantly Muslim region, releasing balloons and carrying posters that read "Hands off our beloved prophet" and "Europe has only united us."

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