the Governor of Khabarovsk territory Sergey Furgal has refused to plead guilty of murder and attempted murder. This was told “Interfax” the Executive Secretary of the Public oversight Commission (POC) Alexey Melnikov.

According to him, in conversation with the members of the PMC in the detention center Furgal said “expect a lot”, but it was “not so hard”. The mood of the Governor calm on any kind of depression out of the question, Melnikov added.

According to human rights activist, Furgal contains in an insulator on Petrovka street in Moscow. He is alone in a double cell. “He met us in a light sports suit and a t-shirt with the names of the national team of Russia Curling,” said Melnikov. According to him, the question about the conditions of detention said that “surprisingly here are quite friendly”, normal food (pasta with fish and tea).

Earlier, Russia’s Investigative Committee charged with the killings and the assassination of the detained Furgala. For the first time after the arrest of Sergey Furgala was interrogated as a defendant. The interrogation lasted six hours.

Governor of the Khabarovsk territory detained in the night of 9 July (Moscow time). He is suspected of attempt at murder of the businessman Alexander Smolsky and ordering the murders of two businessmen Eugene dawns and Oleg Bulatov — due to disagreements in business. Crimes were committed in 2004-2005 in the territory of the Khabarovsk territory and Amur region.