Police say 90,000 at Moscow pro-Putin rally

Russian police on Saturday said up to 90,000 people were attending a rally in support of Vladimir Putin in Moscow while 23,000 had shown up at a rival protest march challenging his rule.

"Between 87,000 and 90,000 are attending the (pro-Putin) rally that has started at Poklonnaya Gora" in western Moscow, capital city police said in statement. "Around 23,000 are taking part in the (opposition) march."

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