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Members of the Just Russia opposition party wear white ribbons during a session of the Russian parliament in Moscow on Tuesday, May 22, 2012. Party members boycotted debates on a new bill introducing new tough sanctions against protesters. (AP Photo/Misha Japaridze)
Photo by: Misha Japaridze
Members of the Just Russia opposition party wear white ribbons during a session of the Russian parliament in Moscow on Tuesday, May 22, 2012. Party members boycotted debates on a new bill introducing new tough sanctions against protesters. (AP Photo/Misha Japaridze)

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