Protesters in Russia’s Far East Call for Putin to Resign

Protesters in Russia’s Far East Call for Putin to Resign

MOSCOW—Protesters marched for a second day in Russia’s Far Eastern city of Khabarovsk over the arrest of a regional governor, in a display of defiance days after President Vladimir Putinwon a referendum that could prolong his power for years to come.

Sergei Furgal, who in 2018 defeated a Kremlin-backed candidate in the race for governor, was detained Thursday and flown to Moscow, where he is being held for two months pending trial for his alleged involvement in the murders of several businessmen some 15 years ago. Mr. Furgal…

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