Furgal was opposed to the idea Kozhemyako to move the capital of the far Eastern Federal district in Vladivostok

© Photo : Largomento Khabarovsk territory Sergey Furgal. Archive photoFurgal was opposed to the idea Kozhemyako to move the capital of the far Eastern Federal district in Vladivostok© Photo : the liberal democratic party

The Governor of Khabarovsk territory Sergey Furgal has declared that does not agree with the proposal of the head of the neighboring Primorsky region, the capital of the Far East should become Vladivostok.

Khabarovsk — center, far Eastern Federal district since its formation (2000). Acting Governor of Primorsky Krai Oleg Kozhemyako said Saturday that the capital of the Far East need to do in Vladivostok.

«As for the statements of the acting Governor of Primorye territory to move the capital from Khabarovsk to Primorsky Krai, I’ll just say: let them try, no one is forbidden,» said Furgal reporters.

«If anyone has any feelings or thoughts that you can transfer even the name from Khabarovsk to Vladivostok, I think, will not work. Also we ourselves with a mustache, know what to do and how to do to Khabarovsk was the capital of the Far East not only by name but also by definition», he added.

According to the Khabarovsk Governor for this region will develop science and sport.

«We have great plans and programmes for the development of sport. We will become participants in major breakthrough projects that will be built in the Khabarovsk Krai, such as the Academy of figure skating.. When I say that the capital will go to Vladivostok, I disagree. Still, health, culture, education stands at a high enough level in the Khabarovsk territory, and we will improve and increase,» he said.

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