Russian far East continues to decline in connection with the arrest of the Governor of Khabarovsk territory Sergey Furgala. 18 July, on the eighth day of protests on the streets of Khabarovsk, got a record number of citizens.

In social networks there are a large number of photos and video from Saturday’s protest in Khabarovsk.

The state loyal to the Kremlin media reported only about a few thousand protesters. However, judging by the personnel and eyewitnesses, they greatly underestimate the scale of the protests.

According to preliminary data, took to the streets of more than 50 thousand people.

Khabarovsk is today.

— Simbiblis (@Simbiblis) July 18, 2020

“According to various estimates, up to 82 thousand, they say. There are people collecting signatures, a woman brought a bag full of paper. 50 thousand was counting all the paper ran out,” – said in Khabarovsk activist Alexei Moiseev.

In addition to slogans in support of arrested Furgala on the sound protest and anti-government statements. Under the building of the mayoralty of Khabarovsk people are chanting “Putin thief!”, “Putin resign!”, “Moscow, come in!” and so on.

Motorists actively support the protest without stopping the zooming.

Live #Khabarovsk

— Requiem for a country #METABOLISE (@FailedStateRu) July 18, 2020

Khabarovsk continues to show the country that the time of crooks and thieves at the end

— Stanislav (@MoscowStanislav) July 18, 2020

It is worth noting that the protests are capturing not only in Khabarovsk, but in the other cities of the Russian Far East, particularly in Vladivostok.

It is important to note that the police did not prevent the protests. There was not a single arrest of activists.

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Today the protests began at 12 a.m. local time, and not in the evening, as it was in past days.

Khabarovsk burns – on the street 30-degree heat and at least 30-35 thousand protesters. And a few thousand in Vladivostok and other cities less.

Director✖this Cemetery (@directklad) July 18, 2020

Earlier Диалог.UA reported that the opposition leader Kasyanov accused Putin in the sale of Russian territory to China: “From Khabarovsk began what would soon erupt across the country.”

We also wrote that El Murid spoke about the protests in Khabarovsk and throughout Russia: “in the Fall problems will begin to appear everywhere.”

Elena Ostapets