The unauthorized protest was part of a day of nationwide demonstrations under the slogan "He is not our czar". Among them was protest organizer Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption campaigner who is Putin's most prominent foe.
Police warned it would use force and "impact munition" to disperse the rally.
Putin is scheduled to officially assume his fourth presidential term on Monday, with Navalny calling on supporters to take to the streets in at least 90 cities for "He's Not Our Tsar" protests on Saturday.
Officers in riot gear were seen wading into the crowd in Moscow, grabbing some demonstrators and leading them way.
Police made arrests at demonstrations in some other cities, but there was no overall figure immediately available. A helicopter hovered overhead to monitor the crowd.
Russian police move to encompass participants of a liberal opposition rally which was organized by their leader Alexei Navalny, prior to the official inauguration of president Putin, in Moscow, 05 May 2018.
Larger demonstrations are expected in the afternoon in Moscow, where protesters aim to hold an unauthorized march on one of the capital's main thoroughfares, and in St. Petersburg.
Protests kicked off in Russia's Far East and Siberia regions, with several dozen demonstrators detained by police, Navalny's team and independent monitors said. Observers have expressed fears that the protests could lead to clashes with police and mass arrests after similar rallies in 2012 led to a huge crackdown on the protest movement. Russian opposition activists are continuing their protests against the re-election of president Vladimir Putin.
James Comey is still denying that he leaked classified information about a conversation he had with President Donald Trump . A few Republicans have supported it, but most have opposed it, arguing that it is unconstitutional or unnecessary.
Asked whether the issue of Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar was raised, he said the two leaders "did not go into specifics". He said that educational exchanges between India and China was another area where the two countries could work upon.
At a 3 p.m. news conference, Paine said everyone within a 3-mile radius of the refinery should evacuate and stay out. A contractor who was inside the building told WDIO-TV that the explosion sounded like "a sonic boom".
In 2015, astronauts in the International Space Station (ISS) celebrated Star Wars Day by watching "Revenge of the Sith". Since his debut in the original Star Wars , Chewbacca has been an immensely beloved character in science fiction.
Visitors to the park are able to watch animals being fed up close, with at least a dozen big cats living on the property. A graphic video posted on the News24 website on Tuesday shows Hodge running for a gate when the lion runs toward him.
Uganda recently backtracked on a deal with Israel to absorb several thousand migrants following days of negotiations in Kampala. However, Israel's immigration authorities are still seeking ways to deport migrants voluntarily, it said.
Hitting out at the BJP's Karnataka manifesto, Rahul Gandhi said that it had nothing unique to offer voters. Referring to the water problem in Tumakuru, PM accused Siddaramaiah government of ignoring farmers.
Modi is expected to address a minimum of 16 public rallies at district levels right upto the end of campaign until May 10. Yeddyurappa said BJP's electoral campaign would get a major fillip once Modi begins his electioneering later this week.
Kardashian, 33, hasn't publicly commented on the rumours, but reportedly has forgiven Thompson for cheating. Despite the sad situation, they all rooting for Khloe to come out strong afte this cheating storm.
Thunderstorms with gusty winds were expected Thursday across northern India , the Meteorological Department said in its forecast. He also announced compensation of up to Rs.4 lakh to the families of the deceased and Rs.50,000 for each of the injured.
Several roads have already been closed and drivers have been advised to look for alternative routes towards their destinations. APS said Saturday it was de-energizing about 1,500 customers in the Blue Ridge community as part of fire mitigation efforts.
There's nothing hidden here about the agenda. "It would take the Supreme Court to step in", said pro-life advocate Bryan Gibson. The Iowa House narrowly approved the controversial bill 51-46, and the Senate passed it by a vote of 29-17.
Cases of tick-borne diseases doubled during the study period, from about 22,500 in 2004 to about 48,600 in 2016. Lyle Petersen of the CDC's National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases.
And the duo already made a first impression to anyone paying attention to the game at Heinz Field on September 16. When Rudolph becomes the starter one day, he will be the Pittsburgh Steelers starter for a very long time.
"We are aware that the SEC is seeking information on Iconix's financial reporting ", says a representative for Jay-Z. The company, whose retail brands include Joe Boxer and Candie's, did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
The index, published every year by Reporters without Borders , assesses the level of freedom available to journalists. Independent journalism is vital to hold states accountable and to monitor democratic processes.
For their part, however, Cardinals fans should be feeling as fired up about Rosen's comments as he was when he made them. During a post-draft news conference in Dallas , Rosen said " there were nine mistakes ahead of me ".
Hundreds of heartbroken supporters gathered to pay tribute to Alfie Evans, the "warrior" toddler who passed away today. Karen & I are praying for comfort and peace for his parents, Katie & Tom, during this incredibly hard time.
Britain, France and Germany reaffirmed their backing for the Iran nuclear deal , despite Donald Trump 's threat to walk away. In 2015 the U.S. and other nations struck a deal with Iran to end a 12-year standoff over that country's nuclear program.
Pompeo expressed pride in the administration's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the U.S. He also said that Iran was destabilizing the region by providing Houthis with weapons in Yemen.
He said documents relating to an audit seemed "confusing" and there was no direct advice as to how it should be dealt with. Prof Shepherd also agreed during cross examination that there was no malice or lack of bona fides involved in the process.
Heavy Israeli gunfire was heard Friday afternoon as the crowd broke away from a larger protest and moved toward the fence. It said troops "had operated in accordance with the rules of engagement" to stop people crossing the border.
With the first-round selection, Penny becomes the Aztecs' first such pick since Kyle Turley was chosen eighth overall in 1998. It wasn't a flawless story by any means, but I'm really glad the way it worked out", Dissly said of his position change.
According to Kensho, an analytics company, Caterpillar's stock has had a 0.81 correlation with the Dow over the last six months. On Wednesday Goodyear Tire & Rubber said higher raw materials costs and weaker demand hurt its business in the first quarter.
He started 26 games over the past two seasons, including 10 a year ago at right tackle before being placed on injured reserve. Brown was drafted by the Niners in the seventh round of the 2015 NFL Draft out of the University of Florida .
Constand said she became close with Cosby , who was a major supporter of the university, and viewed him as a mentor. Along the way, Bliss defended the idea of criminal defense itself. "Witch hunts, lynchings, McCarthyism".