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In Khabarovsk at an unauthorized rally came about a thousand people

About 1 thousand people came out on Monday in Khabarovsk for an unsanctioned rally in support of the arrested ex-the Governor of Khabarovsk territory Sergey Furgala, told RIA Novosti source in the power structures.

"About a thousand people", - said the Agency interlocutor.

As the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the event, on Monday, on Lenin square in front of the government building of the region gathered residents of the city and other cities and regions, in particular, to Chukotka. They went the traditional route on the carriageway of the main streets and went back to the square. A small section of track together with the participants was the leader of group "Leningrad" Sergey Shnurov, who arrived in Khabarovsk to make a film about meetings.

The participants were chanting traditional slogans, held placards and flags of Russia and the Khabarovsk territory. Arrests on the stock was not a rally shot journalists, some of them were broadcast live.

Around 22.00 (15.00 GMT), the protesters dispersed.

An unsanctioned rally held in Khabarovsk from July 11, after the arrest of the former head of the region Sergey Furgala. He was suspected of involvement in organized crime groups and custom-made murders of businessmen in the 2000-ies. Furgal is in custody in a Moscow jail Lefortovo. President Vladimir Putin on Monday removed Furgala as Governor "in connection with loss of trust". Acting appointed Mikhail Degtyarev.

The mass rallies held on Saturday, 11 July, the share reached 12 thousand people, July 18, 10 thousand, July 25, according to various estimates, from 6.5 to 8 thousand people. On weekdays the building of the Krai government came from 100 to 300 participants.

The region has a high alert, and public mass event is prohibited. In Khabarovsk, despite all preventive measures, recorded a massive increase in the number of infected COVID-19.

According to Ministry of health of edge, on Sunday night was more of 6.97 thousand cases, of which 52 died, has recovered more than 4.1 thousand people. To aid in the control of infection in the region of 26 doctors arrived from Moscow.