Protesters in the center Habarovskij: @dvhab.official
In Khabarovsk on Lenin square held a spontaneous rally in support of arrested the Governor of edge Sergey Furgala, according to local portal DVhab.ru.
On the streets, according to estimates by various sources, went from five to 35 thousand people, the site says, noting that it is the mass meeting in the history of Khabarovsk.
The crowd repeatedly blocked Lenin street and staged a protest action near the building of the regional government. Protesters chanted “our choice, Our Furgal!” and “This is our land!” It is noted that the police did not intervene.
The protesters left the press Secretary Furgala Hope of Tomchenko. She thanked those gathered on Lenin square and urged them to disperse. Also to the people addressed first Deputy Chairman of the regional government Vladimir Khlapov, who said that “all you need to do within the law,” and added that the authorities are not indifferent to the fate of the Governor.
The Governor of Khabarovsk territory Sergey Furgala was arrested July 10 on charges of attempted murder and ordering the murders of two businessmen, he was arrested on 9 July by the FSB and the Investigative Committee. The politician refused to admit guilt.
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