People hold placards during a rally against new acting governor of Khabarovsk Region Sergey Degtyarev and in support of former Khabarovsk region governor Sergei Furgal, in Khabarovsk, Russia. Placards read: "We do not accept bribes, we feel sorry for Furgal" and "Hands of Sergei Furgal". Furgal was detained on July 9 as part of the probe into an organized criminal group involved in killings of business people in the Khabarovsk region and the Amur region in 2004-2005. Russian President Vladimir Putin appointed lawmaker Sergey Degtyarev as the acting governor of Khabarovsk Region on July 20.
|Categories:||Crime, Law & Justice, Politics|
|Feature:||Russia Khabarovsk Region Governor Protests|