KGB detains another Belarusian historian over ‘armed militants’ case


The Belarusian State Security Committee (KGB) detained a 29-year-old resident of Babruysk. His flat was searched.

The man might have been arrested over the so-called case of ‘armed militants’. The detainee is an alumnus of History Faculty of the Belarusian State University. He attended graduate school; his major was History of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania.

The historian was taken as a ‘witness’, his mother told tut.by. The woman did not want to reveal his name.

During the search, cammies and a metal finder were seized, the detainee’s girlfriend told nn.by.

On March 28, Alyaksandr Zimnitski, a research associate of the National History Museum, was arrested and added to the list of those who landed up in jail after Alyaksandr Lukashenka’s statement about ‘armed militants’ who are posing a threat to Belarus. The list includes 27 persons – former members of White Legion, state-authorized sports and military club Patriot, Young Front activists as well as people who are not associated with any organizations.

belsat.eu following nn.by, TUT.BY

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