In Khabarovsk ended with an evening rally in support of Furgala

In Khabarovsk ended in unauthorized action in support of arrested Governor of Khabarovsk territory Sergey Furgala, it was held in two stages, gathered a few dozen people and ended without incident.

"On the square at noon, gathered around 70 people, including 40 people in front of the government, the other a little farther in anticipation of a rally. But the rally itself was not, no people are not organized, and they are within one and a half hours gone," - told RIA Novosti the representative of the municipality.

According to a source in power structures, in contrast to the previous days, the evening procession was attended by only 200 people, on Lenin square near the government building, was about 100.

The city was very hot and stuffy - 22.00 (15.00 GMT), the air temperature was 29 degrees plus. The protesters handing out free water.

Earlier during the unsanctioned rallies, which began on July 11, on the porch of the government building was the police, today, law enforcement was not.

In turn, in the city of Komsomolsk-on-Amur, RIA Novosti reported that there also was held an unauthorized rally in support Furgala.

"Promotion began last Thursday. The most numerous was on Saturdays 11 and 18 July, they collected about 1 thousand people. On weekdays, they are few. Today also held a rally. None of the shares is not agreed upon, no notification to us about their conduct have not received," - said the representative of the municipality of Komsomolsk-on-Amur.

He noted that the police were present at the meetings.

Action in support Furgala was held on Saturday in the capital of the Jewish Autonomous region.

"Any statements about the holding of shares in the mayor's office was not received and, therefore, they have the status inconsistent. This is the job of the police", - told RIA Novosti the representative of the mayoralty of Birobidzhan.

A March in support of arrested the Governor of the Khabarovsk territory in Blagoveshchensk brought together about 130 people. UMVD across the Amur region did not comment on the action.

Earlier it was reported that rallies and marches in support of the arrested Governor Furgala held in Khabarovsk from July 11. All of them are unauthorized and are held in conditions of growth of disease COVID-19, despite the ban on mass actions in the region because of the pandemic. The mass meeting was held on July 11, according to the Ministry of internal Affairs, he has collected up to 12 thousand people, July 18 in the procession was attended by up to 10 thousand people. On Saturday and Sunday to speak in support of Furgala also gathered some residents of Vladivostok.

On Saturday 18 July was also hot, several of the participants during the hours of day rally felt bad and went to the emergency doctors.

On Friday, the government of the Khabarovsk region asked the residents of the region on the background of the growing number of cases of coronavirus to refrain from unsanctioned rallies. The mayor of Khabarovsk Sergey Kravchuk also appealed to the citizens, noting that the health of the participants uncoordinated action threatened. Authorities are considering the possibility of a return to restrictive measures because of COVID-19. On Thursday, the authorities informed that about 90% of the seats in COVID-hospitals of Khabarovsk busy sick, their number in the region increases every day for 100 people. On the website stopmanager.RF reported that the number of new cases of coronavirus in the Khabarovsk region has been growing for 10 weeks in the region occupied 65% of beds. According to the statistics of the operational headquarters among the regions of Russia only in Khabarovsk territory there is a trend of constant increase in morbidity. The volume of testing in the region has not significantly increased and is on average less than 1.5 thousand per day.

Furgala was detained July 9, 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 presidential envoy to FEFD Yuri Trutnev noted that the detention Furgala – event hard enough non-trivial, so "there is some kind of reaction". He stressed that the police would never detain the incumbent Governor, if they did not have absolute justification.