Activists charged over picket in support of Nadiya Savchenko

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Picket outside the Russian Embassy in Minsk. 21 March 2016. Photo by Maksim Viniarski.

Picket outside the Russian Embassy in Minsk. 21 March 2016. Photo by Maksim Viniarski.

At least twelve people have been charged with participating in a picket staged last afternoon outside the Russian Embassy to express support for the Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who is facing politically-motivated charges in Russia.

According to opposition activist Leanid Kulakou, the embassy was picketed until 6 p.m. Charges were reportedly brought against Dzianis Krasachka, Halina Tsiarentsyeva, Natallia Basalyha, Volha Nikalaichyk, Leanid Kulakou, Volha Mayorava, Yauhen Batura, Tamara Stoma, Nina Bahinskaya, Pavel Seviarynets, Maksim Viniarski, Ales Makayeu, as well as several more people, names are not yet known.

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