Results of Belarus president exit polls to be announced at 20h30 on 11 October
Results of the Belarus president exit polls will be announced at 20h30 on 11 October, head of the Belarusian Central Election Commission Lidia Yermoshina said in an interview to the First National Channel of the Belarusian Radio, BelTA has learnt. Lidia Yermoshina noted that she will give press conferences every two hours in the information center in the Palace of Republic on 11 October. On the voting day two interesting results will be announced, which, according to Lidia Yermoshina, will give a hint as to what the result of the main electoral event will be. “The agency that will be accredited as the principal one to conduct exit polls in our country will announce the results of the exit polls at 20h30. At the same time, I will announce the data from the so-called closed polling stations where vote counting will be completed midday. These are military units and hospitals with health centers,” she said. Lidia Yermoshina also noted that data from these stations and, particularly, the hospitals where all segments of people are always representative of the vote across the country.
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.