Police want to question Vitsebsk activist concerning the disappearance of Yury Zakharanka
On 8 May the mother
of civil activist Alena Semenchukova received a call from a man who introduced
himself as a police officer. The man stated he wanted to take explanations from
Alena and her younger brother concerning the forced disappearance of the former
minister of internal affairs Yury Zakharanka.
On 7 May Alena photograph of a military parade in Vitsebsk. Police officer Ivanou came up to her and asked where she lived.
On 20 March Alena Semenchukova went to the center of Vitsebsk with a poster “Freedom to Siarhei Kavalenka!”. Alena Tsyhankova, Judge of the Chyhunachny District Police Department of Vitsebsk, fined her 175,000 rubles (about $20).