Parou, parámos, com os olhos fixos no nada olhou para bem dentro de si. Cerrou a mão em torno da minha.
“Perderam tudo. Esta gente perdeu tudo: 80% das pessoas estavam tão melhor antes.”

But it must be accepted that the situation in Belarus seems to have come to a stalemate. There is no need to actually arrest (as in court sentence, even if administrative arrest) or even detain (as in grabbed in the street or at home) everyone. The randomness and time discrepancy (more and more cases related to past actions are happening )of detentions and, from within those, of arrests, is precisely what allows to play the long game.