Communist party activists detained in Homel region


The national day of social information, announced by the Belarusian Party of Communists, began on July 9 with several detentions and raids.
In the evening of Wednesday in Kalinkavichy, Uladzimir Zhogla, the leader of the local communists, was detained. The police seized some copies of the Tovarishch (Comrade) newspaper and anti-crisis leaflets produced by the The same materials were seized from Sviatlana Mikhalchanka, the secretary of the party's branch in Svetlahorsk.

In the morning of July 9 in Homel, police detained the leader of the Communist Party's regional branch Uladzimir Siakerka and party member Mikalai Zasuski who were handing out newspapers in front of a local factory, reports,