Belarus MIA: FEMEN Statements Not Proved out

Checks were initiated by the Interior Ministry in December 2011, when the FEMEN activists' statements that they'd been detained by the Interior Ministry employees, then taken to the woods in Homel voblast, beaten and abused there. In January, the investigation was extended for a more thorough study of the circumstances of the accident.

Meanwhile, the Interior Ministry notes that none of the three FEMEN girls, participated in the rally in Minsk, as well as the representatives of the Ukrainian Embassy in Belarus, filed any applications on a crime committed against the girls.

Ukraine's Foreign Ministry spokesman Oleg Voloshin said there's "no reason to blame the official Belarusian authorities for the facts of banditry on its territory."

The KGB head, Vadim Zaitsev, called the situation with the action FEMEN in Belarus a gross provocation. "We'll find out the purpose, nature and the customers of the incident as soon as possible," he said.

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The mission of the "FEMEN" movement is to create the most favourable conditions for the young women to join up into a social group with the general idea of the mutual support and social responsibility, helping to reveal the talents of each member of the movement.

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