Russian police detained opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Monday as he tried to leave his home ahead of a planned anti-Kremlin protest in Moscow, his wife said, but she called for the demonstration to go ahead all the same.
Navalny himself was arrested Monday afternoon outside his home in Moscow as he headed for an unsanctioned protest rally.
Tens of thousands are rallying across Russian Federation to protest corruption and government stagnation, with many chants and signs aimed at Putin.
There have been several arrests at protests in the east of the country. He said contractors hired to build a stage at the agreed-upon venue could not do their work after apparently coming under official pressure.
City authorities granted permission to stage the rally outside the city center, but Navalny said in a YouTube video late on June 11 that he had moved it to Tverskaya Street, a main thoroughfare that leads to the Kremlin.
While Putin has yet to confirm his candidacy for the March 2018 polls, chief critic Navalny is already on a whistlestop tour of Russian Federation, opening campaign offices and trying to collect the 300,000 signatures needed to enter the race - despite doubts he'll be allowed to stand.
Mr Navalny, a former lawyer who was partly blinded after having a green liquid thrown in his face in April, has previously been jailed for his role in leading protests.
To mark Russia Day, the City Hall closed off Tverskaya Street to road traffic and set up a chain of events like reenactment of various eras in Russian history, from World War I trenches to a Rennaissance fair and swordfighting.
Puerto Rican voters made their way to the polling centers Sunday to vote on whether or not they want to become the 51st US state. Nevertheless, the final say regarding Puerto Rican statehood lies with Congress despite the referendum's outcome.
From what we can see in the trailer, there will be some college ball in Longshot including OR and Texas, both part of the NCAA. There's not much to go on, but EA is leaving it to Microsoft to share more about Anthem during their show tomorrow afternoon.
With the number-one ranking and the prospect of a first Grand Slam title on the line, it was Halep who grasped the opportunity. But 20 years ago, he said Thursday, he came to Roland Garros hoping "to win one match".
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Authorities are looking at two laptops, a tablet and four cellphones seized from Winner's home as well as spiral-bound notebooks. Neither prosecutors nor Winner's parents have identified the government agency where she worked at the time of her arrest.
Subban, who claimed Crosby was complaining about Subban's breath during a Game 3 run-in, just kind of sat there and took it. A goose egg in the win column that will obviously have to change if the Preds are to capture their first ever Stanley Cup.
So that's good what they've got going on, all that good (expletive) you just said, but I've got all Oakland behind me, though. I see him working with local youths in Oakland long after the Raiders move to Las Vegas.
The Finance Ministry said on Wednesday that the OECD presented the projection in its latest global economic outlook . Global growth remains below long-term averages, however, and wages are not yet growing as much as hoped.
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Severe thunderstorms possible Sunday afternoon, evening
For Monday , expect mostly cloudy skies as well as a chance (about 50 percent) of showers and thunderstorms after 9 a.m. Mid-Michigan residents might meet the day today with showers but skies are predicted to be partly sunny.