Sofia Sapega, the Russian girlfriend of the Belarusian journalist Protasevich, wrote in a letter to her mother in the Belarusian cell that she “will not give up” and “persist in”. In the letter, British Broadcasting Corporation Sharing, she assured her mother that “everything will end, even this misfortune”.
On May 23, 23-year-old Sapega and Protasevich landed on a plane in Belarus. Forced, Because it was later apparent that Protasevich could be arrested. Sapega was also arrested and she is still in detention.
In a letter that read “KGB Prison,” she wrote that she was troubled by what she lacked, including obtaining a master’s degree. “I should defend my graduation thesis today, and go to the restaurant to drink champagne with Romain in the evening.” According to the BBC report, instead, she was alone in the cell for tea and biscuits.
The exact reason for Sapega’s detention is not yet known. In a video that appeared earlier, she “admitted” that she worked on the Telegram channel owned by her boyfriend. The private addresses of members of Lukashenko’s security forces are published in it.
In the letter, she asked her mother not to blame Protašević for what happened to her. She said he did his best to protect her. “He will encounter difficulties, I hope he can handle it well.”
It is unclear whether she knows of the “interview” conducted by Belarusian State Television last week. broadcast. He took responsibility for “violations of public order” and expressed his respect for President Lukashenko, and he acted like a “hard-hearted man” to the recent turmoil in the country.
Considering the 180-degree rhetoric shift, it is clear that Protasevich said his words under tremendous pressure.Belarusian authorities are known for publishing ‘Confession video’ The arrested opposition figures, among them, expressed regret for their role in the opposition movement.