In the Belarusian cities, including in the capital, the arrests started. In Minsk, the security forces arrested several people have the two election commissions located on the territory of schools, reports Tut.by.
Also, a paddy wagon drove up to another area, where there is no time to vote everyone. People are detained and the Museum of the great Patriotic war, reports Sputnik of Belarus.
media reports that on 9 August in Minsk was formed huge queues outside polling stations since not everyone had time to fill in the ballot, and several committees have decided to extend the work. The center of Minsk was blocked by security forces in the event of mass protests.
the Vitebsk people “grab” on Lenin square.
it Also reported on arrests in Mogilyov, Gomel, Baranovichy, Brest.
we Remind that today in Belarus held presidential elections. The election campaign was accompanied by scandals — main competitors current leader of the country Alexander Lukashenko before submitting documents to the CEC was arrested, the headquarters of the competitors put forward a single candidate — Svetlana Tikhanovski, which within a few days of collecting rallies in her support. Resonant was also the story of zadavanie in a sanatorium near Minsk 33 Russians, who, as stated by the government of Belarus allegedly “planned mass disorders in the Republic during the election campaign.”
According to preliminary data of the CEC of Belarus, Lukashenko won 79% of the vote, Tikhanovski — almost 7%.