Also on Wednesday, a lawyer for prominent opposition leader Alexander Kozulin [CFR profile and interview] said the politician will be detained for at least two more months while an investigation takes place. Belarusian authorities arrested Kozulin [JURIST report] at a protest in Oktyabrskya Square on March 25 and have charged him with several public disorder crimes. Kozulin, who could be fined or sent to prison for up to six years for the charges, has pleaded not guilty. RIA Novosti has more.
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