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 Belarusian KGB Arrested Over a Hundred Fans for Song About Putin. VIDEO

Belarusian KGB officers detained more than 100 fans immediately after the football match between Belarus and Ukraine, held under Euro 2016 qualification.

This might be related to singing of explicit songs about Russian President Vladimir Putin during the match, as suggested by Belorusian media, Censor.NET reports citing Dozhd TV channel.

The match took place in Belarusian city of Borisov at Borisov-Arena. The score was 0: 2 for Ukrainian team.

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Both teams' fans voiced slogan of "Glory to Ukraine!" and "Long Live Belarus" during the game. Then they together sang the infamous explicit song about the President of Russia. The chanting was heard in the live broadcast. Several amateur videos also appeared on the Internet.




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The law enforcement officers failed to intervene during the match. The detentions were conducted just outside the stadium. More than 100 people, mainly citizens of Ukraine, have been detained.

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Representatives of the Ukrainian embassy have already been notified. The trial will be held on October 10. The fans will most likely be punished with a penalty and deportation, the arrest for 15 days is also possible.

 
 
 
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