The U.S. position towards Belarus remains unchanged

"Our position remains unchanged. We continue to call for the immediate release of all detainees and prisoners, and to relieve them of all charges," — said the representative of the U.S. Embassy.

Such statements were made in connection with the fact that a number of defendants criminal case Events on December 19 at the Independence Square changed the accusation.

March 30 the six accused in the case of the events of December 19 put a new charge. Former presidential candidate Vladimir Neklyaeva, activists of his staff, Andrey Dmitriev, Alexander Feduta and Sergei Wozniak, as well as another former presidential candidate Vital Rymasheuski activist and his staff, the deputy head of the "Young Front" Anastasia Palazhanka now charged under Article 342 — is the organization and preparation of activities that breach public order or active participation in them. The maximum sentence — 3 years imprisonment, a minimum — a fine.

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