In St. Petersburg continues the campaign in support of the protesters in Belarus. As the correspondent “of Rosbalt”, the event was attended by more than 140 people.
the Russians and Belarusians continue to lay carnations at the Embassy building. By passing cars and honking in solidarity with those present. One man planned to stand on a picket with a poster, but police stopped it and not allowed to hold a rally.
“do Not disturb public order,” — said the representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs.
on the Eve of Belarus held a presidential election. According to preliminary official data, incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko won around 80%, while his main rival Svetlana Tikhanovski — about 10%.
the Evening of 9 August, there were mass protests. Participants stated about the falsification of voting results and demanded that the President resign. According to the interior Ministry, across the country arrested more than 3 thousand Belarusians. According to unofficial reports, hundreds of participants were injured during clashes with security forces who used lethal weapons.