Censor.NET reports citing Novaya Gazeta.
It is reported that about 100-150 participants of the anti-corruption rally are moving along Tverskaya Street. Two paddy wagons and riot policemen are following the crowd.
Riot police snatch people from the crowd and take them to the paddy wagons literally one after another. 40 people have been apprehended by now.
Earlier, riot police cordoned protesters off to dislodge them from Tverskaya Street.
Russian blogger Ilya Varlamov reported on a teenager apprehended by the riot police at Manezhnaya Square. "They searched the apprehended schoolboy and found an algebra textbook, the Constitution and a bundle of money (most likely toy ones)," he wrote in Twitter.
On March 26, an unsanctioned anti-corruption rally took place in Moscow. The police report that up to 8,000 people took part in the event. Its organizer, opposition politician Aleksei Navalny, was detained at the beginning of the rally.
The protests are said to have been triggered by Alexei Navalny's recent report exposing posh property of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
2,000 protesters gathered at Rada building in the morning; situation under control, - Deputy Interior Minister Yarovyi. PHOTOS(0)