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Conversations From The Police Van

Belarusian police have arrested hundreds of protesters and bystanders since the latest wave of antigovernment demonstrations began on July 6. RFE/RL Belarus Service correspondent Oleg Hruzdzilovich was among those detained. In this video, shot from inside the police van, he gets to know the stories of some of his fellow passengers.

-- Central Newsroom

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