On the evening of 15 July in the centre of Khabarovsk once again held a procession in support of the arrested Governor Sergey Furgala text coverage led to the Twitter account “Navalny Headquarters in Khabarovsk”.
Hundreds of people came to the building of the regional government, chanting “Give us Furgala”, “a fair trial in Khabarovsk, Moscow, hear us!”, etc.
A few people tried to make a scandal, shouting, “No provocations”. “Pprogrammiruya people to hate politics,” said the broadcaster.
The police did not intervene in the progress of the procession, although it is, as in the previous four days,” was unauthorized. As reported by the Agency “Khabarovsk Krai today”, it was decided today to distribute to the participants of the marches medical mask. H ■ citizens “tall not scared of police in riot gear”, the distribution of masks instructed the women, employees of the regional Ministry of internal Affairs.
Furgala, who runs the Khabarovsk territory in 2018, was detained on 9 July. Russia’s investigative Committee considers it to be the organizer of at least one attempted murder and two murders of entrepreneurs in 2004-2005 in the territory of the Khabarovsk territory and Amur region. He officially filed charges. Furgal he rejects them. July 10, Moscow’s Basmanny court arrested the Governor for two months.
July 11, residents of Khabarovsk gathered for a rally to demand the release of Furgala. According to various estimates, it was attended by 30 to 60 thousand people. People chanted “Freedom!” “Moscow, go away!”, “The far East is ours”, “Putin – resign”, “Putin – the thief” “We are here”.
12th, 13th and 14th of July, the rallies continued. The government of the province reminded the demonstrators that any mass actions during a pandemic are illegal.