Acting Governor of Khabarovsk Krai Mikhail Degtyarev urged the festival to withdraw from participating in unauthorized rallies. He warned of “provocateurs” who flocked to “righteous anger” of citizens and thus earn political points. As for the former Governor, in defense of which it is of the people, he these protests are unlikely to help.

to Begin with, the police on Saturday at an unsanctioned rally seized several knives. And even an axe. So I ask everyone to be vigilant, cautious, not to go on uncoordinated action. This is my call. Sergei Furgal these activities, we will not help. Point, — said he in an interview to “Komsomolskaya Pravda”.

According to him, all the provocations, attempts to divert the protest in defense Furgala in the direction of extremism are stopped by the police, but the danger has not passed. Degtyarev said that the people at the protests have become much smaller. As for the Furgala, the party has given him all possible support. This in particular has been a leader of LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky.

send food, legal support and moral, of course. Through protest on the street, I’m afraid we can only do harm, concluded the acting head of the region.

Degtyarev also apologized to the officials of the Khabarovsk Krai government for the “temp”, which he took from the beginning. According to him, the existing problems need to be addressed urgently.

After the arrest of the previous Governor Sergey Furgala on the streets of Khabarovsk took tens of thousands of outraged citizens. Protests have taken place in the city for more than two weeks.

July 20 Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the resignation of Sergey Furgala from the post of Governor of Khabarovsk Krai in connection with loss of trust and the same day offered to Mikhail Degtyarev to lead the region.