On the 17.8.2020 on ZDF national public television broadcaster: An assessment of the situation in Belarus from the DRA-Executive Director Stefan Melle: Why is the 2020 election different from the previous elections in the country, why does the protest movement stand out, what is the EU's and Russia's response, and can the situation escalate?
European non-governmental organizations join their Ukrainian colleagues in demanding the immediate release of Konstantin Reutski and Yevgeni Vasilev, detained during the protests in Minsk on August 12.
We, human rights and non-governmental organizations, demand that the Belarusian authorities immediately and unconditionally release the citizens of Ukraine and human rights defenders Yevhenii Vasyliev and Konstantin Reutskiy.
Reportedly, Kostyantyn Reutskyi and Yevhen Vasyliev were detained when filming a violent incident during the ongoing protests in the capital of Belarus. According to Vostok SOS, there is no information about the whereabouts of Reutskyi and Vasyliev.