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The Belarusian opposition convicted Kolesnikova from prison for having been kidnapped by Belarusian agents

September 10, 2020

Belarusian opposition leader Maria Kolesnikova, who remains in preventive detention, has filed a threat and kidnapping complaint against the agents who captured her on September 7th, until she was arrested a day later when she tore up her passport for one Evasion of expulsion to Ukraine.

“On September 10, Liudmila Kazak, María Kolésnikova’s lawyer, applied to the investigative committee to open criminal proceedings,” said the team of former opposition presidential candidate Viktor Babariko, according to the Russian news agency Sputnik.

In the complaint, the opposition leader reports that on September 7th she was the victim of a “kidnapping” by several unknown persons to whom she had also subjected “psychological pressure, death threats and an attempted expulsion from Belarus”. .

The Belarusian opposition convicted Kolesnikova from prison for having been kidnapped by Belarusian agentsThe Belarusian opposition convicted Kolesnikova from prison for having been kidnapped by Belarusian agents

“In her request, María Kolesnikova gives the name and position of the people who have put psychological pressure on her and calls for the opening of a sanctions file,” the team of the former opposition presidential candidate said in a statement.

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