OVD Info, an independent NGO that monitors rallies, said more than 2,100 people had been detained during protests, more than 700 of them in Moscow alone.
20:35, 23 January 2021
The OVD-Info group, which monitors police activity, reported dozens of arrests – adding that authorities were beating some of those being detained.
12:45, 23 January 2021
Several weapons have been confiscated.
02:10, 07 January 2021
The EU official stressed violent repression and arrests of peaceful protesters in Belarus will have to stop.
16:20, 11 August 2020
At any moment, anyone could be nabbed and "appointed" another "terrorist" or "saboteur".
10:00, 10 September 2019
More than 7,400 police are deployed in the French capital.
20:23, 01 May 2019
The arrests of opposition supporters and "people's president" Juan Guaido is underway.
14:16, 26 January 2019
The European Union expects the Russian authorities to abide fully by the international commitments Russia has made.
15:19, 11 September 2018
Four "White Brotherhood" gang members were incarcerated.
10:00, 06 September 2018
In April, a member of the Ukrainian Parliament submitted a list of 25 Italian citizens believed to be fighting with pro-Russian militants.
12:40, 08 August 2018
Lukashenko had allowed March 25 to be publicly celebrated this year for the first time in his 24-year rule.
22:40, 25 March 2018
Several Ukrainian nationals were detained, while a number of their accomplices had fled to Russia.
15:20, 23 February 2018
<p>A group of Volyn region’s residents, allegedly including local government officials, set up a mechanism for trafficking illegal migrants from Ukraine to the EU countries, as reported by the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU). According to the SBU operatives, the perpetrators produced fake documents and seals, required for foreign travel to the EU member states.</p>
13:40, 17 December 2017
<p>Ukrainian Defense Ministry spokesman for Anti-Terrorist Operation issues Andriy Lysenko says that in the militant stronghold of Luhansk, Russia's FSB has been detaining supporters of Igor Plotnitsky, the former self-styled leader of the Russian puppet "Luhansk People's Republic (LPR)" in eastern Ukraine, according to an UNIAN correspondent.</p>
16:00, 29 November 2017
<p>The arrests and demonstrative punishment of Ukrainian nationals by Russian special services are among the tools of Russia’s hybrid war against Ukraine, according to British MP Robert Seely, who spoke at the discussion titled “Russia’s Hybrid Warfare and Ukrainian Political Prisoners” held in British Parliament November 20, Voice of America reports.</p>
18:30, 21 November 2017