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Rights Activists Seek Moscow Mayor's Resignation

Moscow Mayor Yury Luzhkov

Moscow Mayor Yury Luzhkov

MOSCOW -- Russian rights activists say they will hold a mass protest called "The Day of Wrath" later this month to call for Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov's resignation, RFE/RL's Russian Service reports.

Sergei Udaltsov, the coordinator of the opposition Left Front movement, told RFE/RL that the organizers of the action have asked Moscow officials to allow them to hold the demonstration in front of Luzkhov's office.

The activists are also seeking a thorough investigation of Luzhkov's activities.