The new Code of education provided expulsion of students who took part in the action on December 19. This was stated by the Minister of Education Sergei Maskevich at a press conference, answering the question of "Freedom."
According to the minister, now for participating in such actions of students waiting for disciplinary responsibility — a reprimand or a warning. He added:
"But for the absences, they can be expelled."
Asked what will happen to those students who have already been eliminated, Sergei Maskevich said:
"The students have been expelled for academic failure, not for his political views."