Police briefly detain youths for attempt to display opposition flag in downtown Minsk

Police briefly detained a group of opposition youths after they attempted to attach a white-red-white flag to a bunch of balloons to be flown into the air near the Moskva movie theater in downtown Minsk on October 15.

The youths were brought to the Tsentralny district police department, had their passport data recorded and the flag seized, according to the Belarusian Popular Front's press office. They were released without charges an hour later. //BelaPAN