Anti-Putin protests in Russia’s Khabarovsk spread to other cities | DW News

Calls to free an opposition governor from jail have swept across the far-east of Russia and beyond. Protesters are accusing the Kremlin of abusing its power by punishing a political rival while also overturning their vote. Tens of thousands of people are calling for President Vladimir Putin to step down and demanding the release of the regional governor, Sergei Furgal. For the fourth straight week, people in Khabarovsk have demonstrated for change.


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  1. Great but I just hope DW had the same enthusiasm for those previous anti-Macron rallies where people rioted, some were hurt, even died and all. And it was a long series of protests.

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