1) On the night of February 24/25, the Lithuanian guard posted near
the Minsk waterworks was attacked and shot at by several partisans
on skis. A search action against the partisans had no result.
2) During the last few days, telephone wires and cables belonging
to the German Army were destroyed by partisan sabotage units.
3) The Jew Brasser was arrested on February 27 because he is highly
suspect of being a spy. Brasser is one of the best known sculptors
and painters in Russia and has worked for many political and military
leaders in the Soviet Union. After the German occupation of Minsk,
Brasser managed to gain access to almost all [German] units in Minsk.
He made drawings of many officers and soldiers and thus succeeded
in entering the private homes of offiecers and soldiers.
4) The arrest of two Russian Jews led to the disclosure of extensive
bribery in the communal kitchen of Minsk run by the municipal administration
for the Byelorussian population. Food that was to be distributed to
the people was sold on the black market. About fifteen arrests are
Einsatzgruppen Reports by Yitzak Arad, Shmuel Krakowski and
Shmuel Spector, editors. p. 303)