the Belarusian interior Ministry said that the unrest in the country “lost mass” from 12 to 13 August, and then mostly were peaceful.
According to the Agency on the first day of protests August 9, suffered 121 law enforcement officer, as the level of aggression on the part of the protesters remained high.
Investigators made the protesters more than 90 cases of open confrontation between the law enforcement and damage to vehicles. In particular, 11 committed intentional assaults on security forces.
“as instruments of crime used garbage containers, benches, sticks, stones, pieces of paving, glass bottles, flammable liquids,” — said in the message.
it is also Noted that various Internet resources placed calls to blocking roads. In Minsk and Baranovichi was again committed intentional assaults the car of police officers. While the interior Ministry acknowledged the use of weapons “to stop intruders.”
Earlier it was reported that living in Poland, founder of Telegram channel NEXTA faces up to 15 years in prison for organizing protests in Belarus. According to the channel, 22-year-old Stepan Putilo brought the case on part 1 and part 3 of article 293 of the criminal code.
protests held in Belarus for the fifth day. People are dissatisfied with results of voting in the presidential election. The CEC has counted Alexander Lukashenko more than 80%, and his rival from the opposition Svetlana Tikhanovski — only 10%, although eyewitnesses reported about violations and falsifications during the elections.