Daily Memo: Protests in Eastern Russia, Clashes in Azerbaijan
As many as 35,000 people in Russia's Far East protested the arrest of a governor.
Russian protests. Protests broke out in Russia’s Far Eastern territory of Khabarovsk after Gov. Sergei Furgal was arrested and accused of organizing the murders of two businessmen in 2004-05. Unofficial reports said as many as 35,000 people participated in the protests, which claim that the arrest was politically motivated. (The region’s Internal Affairs Ministry said […]