Video surfaces showing riot police in Minsk beating up ‘Meduza’ correspondent Maxim Solopov
The media outlet Daily Storm has published footage of Meduza correspondent Maxim Solopov’s arrest in Minsk after midnight on August 10. The video shows how riot police beat Solopov with clubs as he kneeled on the ground.
The video was recorded by Daily Storm journalist Anton Starkov, who was later arrested himself with colleague Dmitry Lasenko. Both me were released from jail the following day, but Solopov’s whereabouts remain unknown. In Moscow, his wife has filed a missing persons report with local law enforcement.