Three Belarusians detained over brawl with police in central Kyiv (Video)

22:45, 20 December 2019
Kyiv
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Oleksandr Kalinchuk / Informator

Eight people were initially apprehended for aggressive behavior, while four police officers sought medical assistance.

Subsequently, a video of the incident appeared.

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Three foreign nationals, citizens of Belarus, have been detained following the incident. A pre-trial investigation has begun.

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"Into this fact, the investigative office of the Pechersk district unit of Kyiv PD launched criminal proceedings under Art. 345 Part 2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (threat or violence against a law enforcement officer), and three citizens of the Republic of Belarus were detained in accordance with Art. 208 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine," the statement reads.

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