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Meduza’s missing correspondent in Belarus has been located and freed, says Russia’s embassy in Minsk

Source: Meduza

Meduza special correspondent Maxim Solopov, who was beaten and arrested by riot police while reporting from a protest in Minsk on Sunday night, has been released from jail, according to Russia’s embassy in Belarus. The journalist was reportedly freed from a detention center and transferred to the custody of Russian diplomats, who say he will be returned to Russia soon.

Solopov was beaten by his arresting officers and suffered a light concussion. He will reportedly seek medical attention upon returning to Moscow.

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