Kursk policeman dismissed for supporting Navalny
Major Ruslan Agibalov, the district commissioner of the North-West Police Department of the Russian MIA Administration for the Kursk Region was dismissed from his position. The officer posted a video of him spiking out in support of opposition leader Alexei Navalny in his official uniform, the Kommersant newspaper reports.
According to the department, Agibalov was fired on negative grounds "for an act defaming the honor of an employee of the internal affairs bodies" as violating the law on service in the internal affairs bodies. Prior to that, the district police officer had committed systematic violations while on service, the newspaper informs.