To the place of death of a protester in Minsk bring flowers.
“do not forget, Not forgive”, “Perpetrators to justice” — such posters are attached to the improvised monument of flowers. Around it many candles and balloons. Passing cars honking in solidarity.
thousands of colors on Pushkin square, which killed a protester. pic.twitter.com/8Q6LyUXzMb
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the area of a lot of people, many chanting slogans, waving flags, holding balloons.
Earlier in the network appeared the freeze frame of the video, which allegedly captured the moment of the death of a man during protests in Minsk. Photo distributed to the Associated Press. His staff said that they have video, they will publish at a later date. In the photo a man holds the stomach, on his shirt, a scarlet stain. The conclusion about how he died, according to photos can be done. There is no opportunity to determine whether he had a bomb.
According to the interior Ministry of Belarus, the man allegedly killed while attempting to throw at the Riot police an improvised explosive device at the metro station “Pushkinskaya”. According to media reports, the victim — 34-year-old Alexander Trajkovski. Family man version security officials disagree.
Recall that in Belarus for nearly a week, held mass protests, they are accompanied hard by arrests, beatings of protesters and attacks by security forces on passersby and cars. Injured several hundred people, there are victims. The protests began after the announcement of results of elections of the President of Belarus, which took place on 9 August. According to official data of the CEC, the elections were won by Alexander Lukashenko: it is the election Commission has counted more than 80%, and his rival from the opposition Svetlana Tikhanovski — only 10%. However, witnesses and observers reported fraud in the areas. She Tikhanovski said that scored at least 70%, and the results of voting are forged. The next day theü after the elections, she left Belarus and now is in Lithuania.