Russian President Putin warned the Russian people about a year ago that the CIA had Russia in their sights for political destabilization. He stated they expected the same tactics as elsewhere. The same tactics the CIA had used in the Arab Spring countries : mass protests, a 'democracy movement' AND LOTS of coverage by western media to make the best of it and apply pressure to the Russian government to comply with the CIAs agenda.
It's not really clear who was behind the opposition rally in Moscow that caused such a ruckus recently. Although I recognize President Putin rules with a heavy hand, and doesn't permit alternate church denominations for example, I have my doubts that the current unrest is a genuinely Russian phenomena.
When things like this happen, the influences behind them may be unclear, but as time progresses, tell tales can give us insight. I'm sure if we keep our eyes open, and don't buy into it or get consumed by the agenda, the underlying forces will become more apparent.
The underlying risk though, is that with THE USA pushing against Russia militarily via NATO, economically via sanctions, the Saudis with oil prices and now the CIA possibly fabricating covert destabilization, Putin may in fact decide its come to the stage Russia must take action.
The action we can expect, if it materializes, is probably military ; both as a clamp down inside Russia's borders to deal with the destabilization, and possibly internationally on the western to southern borders, in retaliation to NATO's surrounding Russia militarily.
Let's keep our heads level and eyes clear as we seek to comprehend what's really going on under the surface. It may not be long before hidden events break loose very much above the surface for all to see.