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All journalists detained on Wednesday in Minsk during an unauthorized street protest against the Belarusian government’s economic policies have been released.

All journalists detained on Wednesday in Minsk during an unauthorized street protest against the Belarusian government’s economic policies have been released.

© RIA Novosti . Anton Motolko / Go to the mediabankAll journalists detained on Wednesday in Minsk during an unauthorized street protest against the Belarusian government’s economic policies have been released. The protest ended after the police arrested several dozen people.
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All journalists detained on Wednesday in Minsk during an unauthorized street protest against the Belarusian government’s economic policies have been released. The protest ended after the police arrested several dozen people.
© RIA Novosti . Anton Motolko / Go to the mediabankThe protest was organized via social networks. A similar protest took place in the Belarusian capital a week ago involving up to several thousand people.
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The protest was organized via social networks. A similar protest took place in the Belarusian capital a week ago involving up to several thousand people.
© RIA Novosti . Anton Motolko / Go to the mediabankThe Minsk Police Department warned people against taking part in illegal protests, saying the discussion of so-called “social network revolutions has started to grow out of innocent children's pranks into violation of Belarusian law” from the moment it went offline.
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The Minsk Police Department warned people against taking part in illegal protests, saying the discussion of so-called “social network revolutions has started to grow out of innocent children's pranks into violation of Belarusian law” from the moment it went offline.
© RIA Novosti . Ivan Petrov / Go to the mediabankSeveral hundred people gathered at Oktyabrskaya Square in the center of the Belarusian capital, applauding to protest the government’s economic policy.
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Several hundred people gathered at Oktyabrskaya Square in the center of the Belarusian capital, applauding to protest the government’s economic policy.
© RIA Novosti . Ivan Petrov / Go to the mediabankPolice arrested about 20 people during the first few minutes of the protest, but then began to arrest people indiscriminately - protesters as well as onlookers.
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Police arrested about 20 people during the first few minutes of the protest, but then began to arrest people indiscriminately - protesters as well as onlookers.
© RIA Novosti . Sergej Samohin / Go to the mediabankSeveral dozen people were driven away in police cars.
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Several dozen people were driven away in police cars.
© RIA Novosti . Ivan Petrov / Go to the mediabankFive or six journalists, mostly from opposition publications, were arrested during the illegal protest, a source told RIA Novosti. He said the journalists were likely to be released without any administrative action.
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Five or six journalists, mostly from opposition publications, were arrested during the illegal protest, a source told RIA Novosti. He said the journalists were likely to be released without any administrative action.
© RIA Novosti . Ivan Petrov / Go to the mediabankThe Vesna human rights center said similar protests, which also led to arrests, were held in at least 10 Belarusian cities.
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The Vesna human rights center said similar protests, which also led to arrests, were held in at least 10 Belarusian cities.
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