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Liberal party Yabloko, which did not make it into the Duma during 2011 elections and often keeps distance from the motley opposition movement that includes nationalists said it would join the march to protest the "barbarian law.
Official keeps distance from reports of direct Iranian involvement on the ground in Syria, making it clear that "the repression is being executed by the Syrian security forces" while "Iranians in effect are providing their expertise from repressing their own people" and through "training and providing equipment in some cases.