Minsk confirmed the arrest of a Russian convicted of "discrediting the army", who escaped from house arrest

The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Belarus has confirmed the detention of the resident of the Tula region,

Aleksei Moskalev

, who was sentenced in Russia to 2 years in a penal colony under the general regime in the criminal case of "discrediting the army".

"Citizen Moskalev was detained by police officers at the request of the Russian police," the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Belarus told the Russian RBC news agency.

On the morning of March 30, the Russian mass media reported on the detention of a Russian in Minsk.

On March 28, in the Tula region of Russia, the Efremovsky district court sentenced Moskalev to 2 years of general regime prison.

Moskalev was accused of the so-called repeated discrediting of the army for posts in "Odnaklasniki".

The defendant was not present at the hearing.

The representative of the court stated that Maskalev allegedly escaped from house arrest.

A resident of the town of Yefremov, Tula Region, Moskalev, who was denounced for his daughter's anti-war drawing, was detained at the beginning of March, and his house was searched.

The security forces, according to the Russian political girl

Marina Litvinovich

, took all the money that was in Moskalev's house.

Alexey's daughter Maria, who is studying in the sixth grade, was sent to a children's shelter, writes "OVD-Info" with reference to a volunteer of the public organization "Tula Regional People's Council".

According to her, after the arrest of the girl's father, the police called the Juvenile Commission, which took Maria away.