Protests against the official results of the elections of the President of Belarus, held on Sunday, took place not only in the capital but in other cities of the country.
So, in the city of Lida more than a thousand protesters took to the city Council, reports “the Media” with reference to eyewitnesses. The activists demanded a fair vote count, and later there were clashes with the police.
In the town of Baranovichi against several thousand activists, security forces used stun grenades, reports the newspaper “Nasha Niva”. Eyewitnesses reported that the Riot police had to flee from the counterattack.
In Brest on the streets was a crowd of people with white-red-white flags. Later, there were violent clashes with the police against the protesters was used tear gas, reports “Euroradio”.
In Grenoble was also used against the demonstrators with gas, detained about 40 people, including 5 journalists, reports “Belsat”.
the protests were held in cities Zhodino, Zhlobin, Pinsk and Kobrin.
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.