Fri. Sep 17th, 2021

Tens of thousands of Russians have taken to the streets in the far eastern city of Khabarovsk to demand the release of their local governor.

Sergei Furgal was arrested and flown to Moscow — accused of criminal activity — but his many supporters say the detention is politically motivated.

Kate Silverton presents BBC News reporting from Steve Rosenberg in Khabarovsk.

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