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the german started when thirty g.w. . this was due to the indians live from berlin and russia cracked down on the opposition as anti-government protests ramp up police arrested opposition leader oleksandr of bonnie and over one thousand more at protest against president vladimir putin around the country the rallies come two days before clinton is to be sworn in for another term we'll go live to moscow. also on the program.
its plans to offer a new mission to mars nassau launches an unmanned spacecraft to peer under the red planet cross and look at how our mom ours was formed. and volcanic eruptions put hawaii on high alert hundreds of accu it as the killer whale volcano spews lava and a powerful earthquake shakes hawaii's big island. and my equator thanks for joining us monitors report that over one thousand anti-pollution demonstrators have been arrested at a series of rallies across russia opposition leader alexei and those on he was among them police seized him in moscow after he called the protests ahead of president vladimir putin's inauguration for a fourth term as president now danny is known as one of putin's fiercest critics and was barred from challenging him in the march presidential vote. authorities
declared many of the rallies being held on saturday illegal. let's bring in emily sherman who's been at one of the protests in russia's capital moscow emily good to see you let's start by just saying what was the atmosphere there at the protest today well the atmosphere i would say was was tense from the beginning even as the demonstrators assembled on pushkin square in the center of moscow there were actually putin supporters waiting for them who basically started a shouting match with them they were shouting for putin and the demonstrators assembling there were shouting for russia without putin and were shouting against putin and soon after that the arrests started there were groups of riot police out in force basically grabbing people out of the crowd and putting them into police vans now there was some defiance among the protesters as well after the police
cleared the square some of them kind of returned to the square and kept assembling around the pushkin monument on the on the center at the center of the square as police kept arresting them as well now police here say that three hundred people were arrested just in moscow observers say the number is more likely to be around six hundred now it's worth noting that the protest here wasn't authorized but protests also took place in several other cities in fact around ninety cities today people came out in support of me and some of those protests were authorized but there were arrests across the board. well in terms of demographics who is out there process and today was there one discernible young or old type of person who is in red square there in pushkin square. it's hard to say i think that
a lot of the protesters today were young but i also spoke to some older protesters . middle aged forty forty fifty sixty there were there was definitely a mix out but when it comes to those protesters who were rather defiant and who kept returning to the square i would say that those were were more or more likely to be the younger protesters who aren't as afraid of being arrested perhaps and who wanted to show the police their defiance speaking of the police we've seen these dramatic videos of the volley being dragged away how did that influence just the atmosphere there in the square well my of course it wasn't really a surprise that was arrested in fact i saw on twitter several users saying that he had arrived at the protests and basically saying ok the countdown begins now to when the police will arrest him what was unusual about today's protests is that the
police kind of let him get all the way to the square and in fact the footage shows him kind of being dragged off in front of protesters so it was almost like he was being shown off perhaps as a deterrent to the protesters there but certainly it seemed to me that after he was arrested the mood kind of changed there were suddenly a lot more police presence in the center of moscow and the arrests really started and they started clearing the square even on the side streets just off of the square people were being arrested and being kind of moved further and further away from the square sometimes rather violently. a sure win for us in moscow thank you very much for your reporting. u.s. space agency nasa has launched its latest probe to mars a powerful atlas five rocket is propelling the mars insite lander so the planet's
surface as we speak the journey is expected to take six months upon arrival the probe will be sent deep under the planet's crust for clues about how it formed the launch is two years late due to equipment problems which also pushed up project cost more than eight hundred million dollars the solar and battery powered lander is designed to operate for twenty six earth months that's one mars year. the inside lander will be the first to examine the internal structure of the planet mars scientists have been eager to gather data on the red planet's interior for decades. we know a lot about the surface of mars we know a lot about its atmosphere and even about its saw on a spear but we don't know very much about what goes on a mile below the surface much less two thousand miles below the surface down to the center this heat probe should be able to fill in some of those gaps developed by scientists at the german aerospace center it will measure the temperature of
individual underground layers and determine how efficiently these layers conducts heat to do this the probe will have to burrow deeper into mars surface than any previous drill. another instrument will monitor how much mars north pole wobbles as it orbits the sun. and for the first time a seismometer will measure seismic five gratian on mars surface caused by earthquakes and meteor strikes the data acquired by all three experiments will make it possible to make new suppositions about the inner structure of mars and the information will help scientists to reconstruct the early development of rocky planets such as the earth mars venus and mercury. this will allow them to look back in time to when the super heated elements separated according to their densities and formed layers in the young planets. the
structure of the planets consists of a dense missile core less dense mantles and a rocky outer crust formed as the planet cooled. on mars this process appears to have been faster and ended earlier than on earth there even today we can see the traces of this early. development changes on the earth these traces have been almost completely obliterated. now to some of the other stories making news around the world the former catalan leader has met with party allies in berlin is waiting for germany to rule on whether he should be extradited to spain where he faces charges of misuse of public funds his supporters say the charges are politically motivated. flash floods have hit a neighborhood in turkey's capital ankara injuring six people and dragging cars from the streets dozens of homes and offices were also flooded while residents
sought shelter on the top floors authorities say crews have already started cleaning up the affected neighborhood. voters in lebanon are gearing up for their first parliamentary election in almost a decade hopes are high that the vote on sunday will end prolonged political gridlock of forming a government could take months or even longer in part due to the country's complex party system. and tunisians go to the polls tomorrow in their first free municipal elections it's seen as a step in the country's democratic transition tunisia it was the birthplace of the so-called arab spring and has been held up as a democratic success story but there is widespread frustration over unemployment and low economic growth u.s. president dollar trump has made a fresh vow to protect gun ownership he was speaking at the end of all national rifle association convention the n.r.a. is the most powerful pro-gun lobby in the u.s. trump's comments come despite his earlier assertion that he would take on the lobby
group after a florida school shooting in february. president trump knew he was playing in front of a home crowd as he addressed cheering gun enthusiasts in dallas he called again for i'm going to choose to head off future mass shootings like the one in parkland florida in february in which seventeen people were killed ninety eight percent of mass public shootings have occurred in places where guns are banned just so you understand. tragically as we have seen there is no shining more inviting to eye mare's killer then or sorry dad did clare's this school is a gun free zone come in and take us thanks i ninety eight percent i think you know they're cowards when they know there's guns inside they're not going to the n.r.a.
has shown its support for the measures even though teachers and security experts have openly criticize the idea. in his speech which ranged across unemployment the economy immigration and nuclear proliferation trump made no mention of gun control proposals he'd floated in the past such as raising the age limit for buying rifles the n.r.a. sees that and other limits on gun sales as a violation of the second amendment to the us constitution the right to bear arms. with republican control of the us congress up for grabs in november's midterm elections trump used the n.r.a. platform to return to rhetoric he used in twenty sixteen to excite pro-gun voters warning that democrats are determined to take away america's guns. fresh earthquakes have struck hawaii's big island or the killer way
a volcano has been spewing lava into residential areas this is forced hundreds of people to flee their homes aftershocks from a series of earthquakes have also been rumbling across the island the u.s. geological survey measured the largest tremor at magnitude six point nine the strongest since one nine hundred seventy five so far there have been no reports of injuries or major damage. earlier we spoke with john tarsa a lava to our guide on the island. we're on the east side of the big island of hawaii. right now we're going through a period of time where we just went through a massive swelling of the volcano and it's starting to release some of the record here in the last couple days what we've seen is lots and lots of earthquakes i think in the last three to four days there's been well over a thousand and in the last couple days in particular they've gotten more intense today they got a little bit you were and we got some massive ones like the six point nine that was just described there are measures that are opening up. on the east
a rift i believe that have been meeting tonight and behold there have been somewhere between six and eight act decisions that had opened up in the last twenty four hours you know the last time something like this happened in hawaii was in one thousand fifty five in that particular event lasted about three months a lot of so they want everybody to understand just something that's going to be intense it could shut off tomorrow or could last for a really long time and so everybody really just needs to make the proper preparations whatever that means to each of them sports news now and after the penultimate round of matches in the month as they go hamburg are still in grave danger of being relegated after losing three nil to frankfurt mossberg are also in trouble after a heavy defeat in let's say freiburg are not safe yet they went down to gladbach and minds have secured their place in the bundesliga they shock start monday shock i now guaranteed the runners up spot they won in i was back off and i'm lost they because it only managed to draw in braman champions bye and be relegated cologne
and hand over each had. so you look at the bundesliga table with one one round of matches left to go next saturday biron are the champions of course shaka couldn't be caught and second top men still haven't secured a champions league spot they face a tough test against hoffenheim next week laver cousin and also still have a chance of a champions league football next season down in the bottom half minds' a safe five zero could still be dragged into the drop zone must win their last game to avoid being directly relegated wolfsburg are also still in deep trouble but they play already relegated cologne and their last game next week to motor g.p. now in calc russia will be a start on pole for tomorrow's spanish grand prix and ahead of us the british rider set a lot of record on his way to claiming a first pole position since twenty sixteen crossflow is fourth in the standings after he won the argentine grand prix last month reigning champion mark marquez
qualified in fifth place for his home grand prix. you're watching news from berlin more coming up at the top of the hour and don't forget you can get all the latest news and information around the clock on our web site that's dot com thanks for tuning and. where i come from we have to fight for a free press i was born and raised in a military dictatorship with just one t.v. channel and if you newspapers one official information as attorneys i have worked on the streets of many cameras and paid for all the.