Minsk: Detentions of Participants of Chain of Concerned People
After the end of the Chain of Concerned People that was devoted to the anniversary of disappearance of Iury Zakharanka the police detained its participants Barysevich, Hryshenia and Panfilau near Peramohi Square and took them to Minsk Tsentralny Borough Board of Internal Affairs. The policemen also detained Tatsiana Dziadok, Krystsina Shatsikava, Kanstantsin Usianok and Volha Zhurauliova near the McDonalds that is also situated not far from Katrychnitskaia Square.
Before the beginning of the action the police detained the youth activists Anna Harachka and Liubou Kuchynskaia. Ms Kuchynskaia was severely beaten, after which she was driven to a hospital by an ambulance.