Thousands of people again rally in support of governor in Russian Khabarovsk
The rally and procession was attended by 10 to 50 thousand people
In Russian Khabarovsk, on July 18, tens of thousands of people again rallied in support of the governor of the Khabarovsk Region, Sergei Furgal, who is now under arrest, Novaya Gazeta reports this information.
According to various estimates, from 10 to 50 thousand people took part in the meeting and procession, which began at about 12:00 local time.
People chanted “Fair trial” and other slogans. The police did not intervene, and there are no reports of detainees.
Prior to that, people went to the most massive rally in Khabarovsk on July 11. Then, according to various estimates, from 10 to 40 thousand people left. They support the governor of Furgala’s edge and demand a fair trial for him.
Furgal was detained on July 9 and taken to Moscow. The governor was accused of organizing assassinations and murders of businessmen in the mid-2000s. The court arrested the official for 2 months. Furgal himself does not admit his guilt.