Early voting kicks off in Belarus: Human rights activists warn against fraud
Early voting at the presidential election in Belarus has started on Tuesday, state-run news agency BelTA reports.
Polling stations will stay open in the period from 6 to 10 October, from 10:00 to 19:00 with a break from 14:00 to 16:00.
In order to receive a ballot paper a voter should show a passport or other ID papers (a military service record card, a certificate of employment, a pension certificate or a student ID card, a certificate from the interior bodies – for the citizens who have lost their passports).
The Russian side is grateful to Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko for his decision to go to Russia as the visit after the presidential election, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russia to Belarus Alexander Surikov said in an interview with the STV channel, BelTA has learned.
“We are grateful for this decision,” the Ambassador said.