The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine reacted to the detention of Ukrainian volunteers of the Vostok SOS charitable organization Konstyantyn Reutsky and Yevhen Vasylyiev in Minsk. The press service of the Foreign Ministry reports.
"On August 12, at approximately 17:00, two citizens of Ukraine, Konstyantyn Reutsky and Yevhen Vasylyiev, were detained in Minsk. The Ukrainian Embassy in Belarus is taking measures to establish the place and conditions of detention of the detained Ukrainians. Detailed information will be provided additionally," the statement says.
As we reported before, in the capital of Belarus, Minsk, security forces brutally detained Ukrainian volunteers of the Vostok SOS charitable organization Yevhen Vasylyiev and Konstyantyn Reutsky.
On late August 11 and early August 12, Belarusian law enforcers detained over 1,000 people. 17 cases were opened on the fact of attacks on law enforcers.
51 citizens turned for medical assistance. 14 law enforcers sustained injuries.
Also, the city administration of Minsk estimated the damage from the riots at more than 200,000 dollars.