President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, explaining the details of the basic version of the sharp deterioration of the water in two districts of Minsk, said that to resolve the problem quickly helped rigid performing discipline, he joked that he could not for a moment leave the country unattended.
Wednesday, June 24, when Lukashenko visited the Victory day parade in Moscow, residents of the two districts of the Belarusian capital, Frunze and Moscow - with a population of 800 thousand people, as well as adjacent neighborhoods the neighboring areas are faced with the sharp deterioration of water quality, in particular odour.
The Chairman of the Minsk city Executive Committee Anatoly Sivak said that the exact cause of the problems with water quality on the part of Minsk residents currently not installed, but they can be associated with the compliance with the technical regulations after carrying out works on the replacement of the culvert.
On Wednesday, the residents of the two districts of the Minsk, Frunze and Moscow - with a population of 800 thousand people complained to media that the water from the tap smells like "iodine", "bleach" and "sewage". Some wrote about the irritation and itching on the skin. Wednesday evening in these areas were organized supply of quality water in tankers. With the provision of clean water to the residents of the affected districts of Minsk was also assisted by volunteers and the business, in particular, companies producing bottled water. On Thursday, "Minskvodokanal" said that the water from the tap cannot drink, but you can use the farm. According to the company, at the pumping stations the water supply meets the standards, but citizens have to merge it in their homes, to poor-quality water from the system replaced pure water. To drain contaminated water from the system on Thursday is also connected division of the Ministry.
President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko demanded from the Chairman of the Minsk city Executive Committee Anatoly Sivak and from law enforcement agencies to ensure order in the capital, noting that "itching someone".
The framework is scheduled for August 9 in Belarus presidential election in different regions of the country are picketing for collection of signatures in support of nomination of candidates. At the end of last week, according to human rights activists, were detained a few dozen activists, including opposition leader Nikolai Statkevich, the works of Sergei Tikhanovski, whose wife is running in these elections, and their supporters. The interior Ministry reported that on Friday in Grodno the participants of the picket, including tikhanovski, was arrested for violence against the police, criminal case is brought. In Minsk the most massive rallies are held near Kamarouski market.