Updated at 11:30,08-12-2016

Russian photographers supporting Belarusian colleagues detained at picket

The action was organized near the Belarusian Embassy in Moscow.

Photographer Victoria Ivleva organized the picket to protest against the Belarusian customs' decision to burn 41 confiscated album "Belarus Press Photo". The authorities did not allow the action.

Five people have been detained: Victoria Ivleva, Kseniya Zhyhorova, Maria Ionova-Gribina and editor-in-chief of "Russian Reporter" Arstyom Chernov. They were delivered to the district department of the Interior "Basmannoye".

Single pickets are still being held near the Belarusian Embassy, Novaya Gazeta reports.

Russian photographers supporting Belarusian colleagues detained at picket


Russian photographers supporting Belarusian colleagues detained at picket