Authorities on Wednesday arrested Deutsche Welle journalist Paulyuk Bykowski in the Belarusian capital Minsk.
Belarusian authorities did not give any reason for the arrest.
“The investigating committee came to me,” Bykowski, who works for DW’s Russian service, wrote on his Facebook page on Wednesday morning.
His wife, Volha Bykovskaya, later confirmed to DW that a search team took away computer, tablets, phones, pen drives, discs and bank cards from their apartment. “The search took about two hours,” she said.
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