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The liberal democratic party intends to nominate Degtyarev on elections in the Khabarovsk region

LDPR leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky has confirmed the intention of the party to nominate acting Governor Mikhail Degtyarev on elections of the head of the region in 2021 if the former Sergey Furgal be sentenced to deprivation of liberty.

"Yes, we will nominate Degtyarev next year, if Furgal be sentenced to deprivation of freedom," Zhirinovsky said, RIA Novosti reported.

However, he noted that the liberal democratic party still continue to seek to dismiss the charges against the former Governor.

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. Moscow's Basmanny court arrested him for two months, contains Furgal in the SIZO "Lefortovo", pleads not guilty. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin on 20 July Furgala sent in resignation in connection with loss of trust. The acting head of the region appointed Mikhail Degtyarev.