Controversial video of detained Raman Pratasevich goes online

The first video of the journalist Raman Protasevich detained at Minsk airport has appeared online.

In the video, Raman confirmed his detention and said that at the moment, he is in a TDF in Valadarski street.

In response to recent reports about his critical state of health, Raman “stated” that he had no issues with his heart and other organs and that the attitude of the law enforcement staff was regardful and according to the law.

Raman also said that now he “cooperates with the investigation and confesses to organizing mass riots in the city of Minsk.”

The Telegram of the state TV channel, where the video appeared, calls Raman a terrorist.