B8 Esports’ Oleg “Lasthero-” Demidovich thanked the cyber community for its support. He promised to tell the details of his detention by the police in Belarus in the near future. Demidovich wrote about this on Twitter.
"Hello! Thank you so much for your warmth and support! Physically harder, psychologically okay! in the near future I will tell you as correctly as possible how and what happened during these three long days, stay tuned …" Lasthero- tweeted.
In the comments to the post, Lasthero- responded by some Russian-speaking players and commentators who wished the player to stay strong.
Lasthero was detained on 11 August during the protests in Belarus. Riots in the country began after the announcement of the results of the presidential elections. The reasons why the police temporarily restricted the player's freedom are unknown. On August 14, representatives of B8 Esports reported that Demidovich was released home.
Due to protests in Belarus, B8 Esports was forced to play the first match at the OMEGA League Dota 2: Europe Divine Division with substitutions. The second meeting of the team against Team Empire was postponed to August 30.