Protesters in Minsk continues to resist security forces

protesters In Minsk did not differ, despite attempts by security forces to disperse them, reports the Telegram-channel Onliner.

according to the channel, near casino “White tower” Avenue Masherova “crowds of young people.” There are also Riot police and internal troops. Some people, which security forces drove the SS of Masherov Avenue, moved to the Komarovsky market, however there the security forces dispersed them using special equipment.

media reported that the headquarters of the presidential candidate of the country Svetlana Tikhanovski barricaded themselves for fear of detention, however, the staff has denied this information.

the representative of the press service of the interior Ministry of Belarus Olga Chemodanova reported to journalists that “the event is still ongoing,” and acknowledged the use of stun grenades and water cannons against the protesters. She said police “were forced to use non-lethal weapons”.

we will Remind, on Sunday, Belarus held presidential elections. The victory, according to preliminary data of the CEC, was won by the incumbent country leader Alexander Lukashenko more than 80% of the votes, his rival Svetlana Tikhanovski, according to official estimates received 7%. In Minsk and other cities of the country began protests and clashes with law enforcement officers.