In Minsk held a mass rally in support of rival Lukashenko

Mass action in support of a candidate for the office of President of Belarus Svetlana Tikhanovski was held in Minsk. Photos and videos from the event appeared on social networks.

According to estimates by the human rights center “Spring”, participation in the rally was attended by 34 thousand. That’s how many people passed through checkpoints, said the center.

the Rally was held in the Park of Friendship of peoples in the form of a concert, reports

Recall, the presidential elections in Belarus must pass 9 Aug. Them for the sixth time participates the acting leader of the country Alexander Lukashenko. On the eve of the submission of documents to the CEC was detained by his main rivals, including the banker Victor Babariko, and blogger Sergei tikhanovski. Competition Lukashenko decided to make his wife Svetlana Tikhanovski, it was supported by the staffs of the other opposition candidates. She officially filed papers to the electoral Commission and became a candidate for the presidency.