On the protests in Belarus have detained a Ukrainian

For participation in the demonstrations that took place on 25 March in Minsk, Ukrainian Ruslan Tereshchenko got 15 days of arrest, Radio Liberty reports.

As the correspondent of Radio Liberty, a decision by the court of Leninski district of Minsk.

In turn, the Ukrainian Embassy in Minsk finds out if there are other Ukrainians in the courts.

As reported, on March 25 in Minsk, the opposition tried to hold a rally on freedom Day, but pre-announced to the gathering place near the National Academy of Sciences were able to get mostly journalists. Potential participants were stopped by police cordons.

After that, thousands of activists began to move toward the center of Minsk from another place, but was soon stopped by the police, there was a mass detention of protesters.

The European Union and United States condemned the detention of the protesters in Minsk. In the previous days in different cities of Belarus were arrested about 300 people on both administrative and criminal cases.