Journalists of the Russian TV channel "Dozhd" Vladimir Romensky, Vasily Poklonsky and cameraman Nikolai Antipov were brutally detained in Minsk

09.08.2020 Source: BAJ Press Service

Telegram channel Nexta Live publishes a video of the detention of journalists. The video shows how people in civilian clothes and masks put them on the road and then take them away in an unknown way .

A companion of presidential candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, Maria Kolesnikova, told Dozhd that the journalists were detained after they spoke to her on the street.

Police came with a search to the apartment rented by Dozhd journalists in Minsk, said lawyer Anton Gashinsky.

According to Gashinsky, the search was carried out by people in plain clothes and black masks, they did not introduce. The lawyer was not allowed to search.

Later, Gashinsky told that the search was over. He conveyed the words of the landlord — wasn't seized anything - they just examined everything and left.

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