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Russians Voice Support as Truckers' Protest Jams Road

A massive traffic jam formed Friday on Moscow's Ring Road after police blocked a column of truckers driving at low speed to protest a doubling of road tolls, as well as high fines for not paying. Normally loyal to authorities, drivers now worry about making a living. Some blame the increased rates on corrupt elites connected to the Kremlin.  "It's a very important sign that more and more social groups in Russian society became frustrated with the current situation and...

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