Opposition protests in the centre of Minsk demanding free and fair election
200 people showed up at the protest demanding free and fair election yesterday in Minsk.
The protest was lead by ex-political prisoner Mikola Statkevich. Ex-candidates to President Ales Mikhalevich and Uladzimir Niakliajeu, and United Civic Party’s leader Anatol Lyabedzka also participated in the event.
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.