Source Pravda.Ru

Netherlands won't punish those who beat Russian diplomat

The police administration of the Netherlands will not punish those, who had beaten and detained Russian diplomat Dmitry Borodin in The Hague, the head of the government of the Netherlands Mark Rutte said.

The Minister-Counselor of the Russian Embassy, Dmitry Borodin, was beaten and arrested on the night of October 6 in The Hague. The official was then arrested and taken to police station, where he was held for a whole night. The diplomat was then released without explanations or apologies. 

Later, Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans apologized to Moscow for the incident, but said that the police were performing their professional duties during the arrest of Borodin, protecting his children.