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Thousands of Russians take part in demonstrations against Putin in Russia’s far east

Thousands marched in the Russian far east on Saturday, for the third weekend protests in a row, to express their anger against President Vladimir Putin after the regional governor of Khabarovsk, Sergei Furgal was detained a fortnight ago  on murder charges he denies. Khabarovsk is around 6,110 km and seven time zones east of Moscow. […]

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Moscow arrests popular governor, thousands protest against President Putin

Thousands of Russians have taken to the streets shouting slogans against President Vladimir Putin after the regional governor of Khabarovsk, Sergei Furgal was detained on Thursday. He is accused of having ordered the killing of several business people 15 years ago. Mr. Furgal defeated the candidate of Mr Putin’s United Russia party in elections two years […]