The Kremlin responded to the question on appointment of the acting head of the Khabarovsk Krai

The question of the appointment of the acting head of the Khabarovsk territory depends on the decision of the President of the Russian Federation, which has not yet happened, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

LDPR leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky said earlier that in case of resignation of the Governor of Khabarovsk territory Sergey Furgala the position of acting head of the region must be a representative of the same party. Zhirinovsky said that the party has candidates for the post, in particular the Chairman of the Duma Committee for industry and economic policy, Sergei Zhigarev, head of the Committee on sports, tourism, youth Mikhail Degtyarev, the Deputy Andrei Andreychenko.

"It depends on the decision of the President, which is not" - said Peskov, answering journalists ' question whether the Kremlin candidates for acting Khabarovsk territory, which suggested the LDPR leader.

According to Peskov, the head of any region should work for the benefit of its residents. "As with all regions there (in Khabarovsk Krai), a huge number of tasks. Qualities required for this, must have every leader in the region", - he noted, answering the question of what qualities should be acting to calm the protests in the Khabarovsk region.

Unsanctioned rally in support of Furgala held in Khabarovsk on Saturday, despite a ban on mass events in the region due to pandemic coronavirus. Government of Khabarovsk region has urged residents of the region to be mindful of the risk of infection is coronavirus infection. Yesterday in Khabarovsk has arrived the Vice-Premier, the Plenipotentiary of the RF President in far Eastern Federal district Yuri Trutnev, who, answering the journalists ' questions, noted that the detention Furgala – event hard enough non-trivial, so "there is some kind of reaction". At the same time, he said, the police would never detain the incumbent Governor, if they did not have absolute justification.

Furgala was detained on Thursday employees SK and FSB, he is charged with involvement in the activities of local criminal gangs and the killings in 2000-ies. Immediately after the detention of the head of region has sent to Moscow. On Friday, Moscow's Basmanny court arrested him for two months, contains Furgal in the SIZO "Lefortovo", pleads not guilty.

The RIA Novosti source familiar with the investigation, reported that the evidence about the possible involvement Furgala to the murder of businessman Yevgeny Zori gave the detainees on suspicion in this crime. Among the suspects in the murder of dawns in 2004 and Oleg Bulatov in 2005 – the former Deputy of the Khabarovsk regional Duma Nikolay Mistryukov, co-founder of the company "Toreks", where the share belongs to the wife Furgala.