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Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty: Russian Police Crack Down On Months-Long Protest In Far East


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Police in the Far Eastern Russian city of Khabarovsk detained several dozen protesters on October 10 — the first such crackdown since rallies against the arrest of the provincial governor started three months ago. The city on the Chinese border has seen regular protests since Governor Sergei Furgal was arrested on July 9 on decades-old murder-related charges and taken to Moscow. Furgal has denied the charges, which his supporters say were engineered by his opponents with help from the…

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