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Lukashenko said about the unprecedented pressure on Belarus

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said that such pressure, as in recent times, the Republic had not experienced during the time of independence.

"I must admit that such pressure these days, Belarus has not experienced during its independent development. All are intertwined in one knot," said the Belarusian leader at a meeting on Thursday in Minsk with the teams of the major media, most of which are state-owned. His words are quoted by the press service of the President.

MP published, as he says, the conversation Poroshenko and Putin

The extra fractional Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Andriy Derkach released an audio recording of a telephone conversation which he claims took place on 30 April 2015, between the then President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Russian leader Vladimir Putin.

On the recording the man with the voice like the voice of Poroshenko invites the interlocutor, whose voice is like the voice of Putin, a more constructive approach to the preparation of the meetings of the contact group on the Donbas in Minsk.

The DNR said about the six ceasefire violations by the security forces for days

Ukrainian security forces six times broke the truce in the Donbass for the last day, said on Thursday to journalists in the representation of the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic in the Joint center for control and coordination of ceasefire (SCCC).

On Wednesday, the DNR also reported six violations of the truce by the Ukrainian security forces.

Singer Dmitry Koldun in the hospital in Minsk

The popular singer Dmitry Koldun admitted to the hospital in Minsk "with signs of severe intoxication of unknown origin", the results of PCR diagnostics COVID-19 negative, according to the Ministry of health of Belarus.

"In response to numerous requests from fans of Dmitry Koldun reported that he had been hospitalized in the sixth hospital of Minsk with signs of severe intoxication of unknown origin. In the hospital he conducted a set of diagnostic procedures to exclude, including viral pneumonia," said the Ministry in a Telegram.

Lukashenko doubted that the actors are able to shape public opinion

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has expressed doubts that the culture, which in social networks criticizing the state, able to shape public opinion.

"Tell me about those who are there hypoe and fasting (in social networks – ed.). When I name called, I start the head scratching and thinking, who are. You know, they think that they form an opinion, well, at least, the capital of our country. Yes, the Lord is with you. Family you and remember for a long time, like me, who are you", - Lukashenka said on Tuesday during a meeting with activists of Minsk. A fragment of speech showed ONT.

PA OSCE will not send observers to the elections in Belarus

The OSCE parliamentary Assembly informed the Belarusian Parliament that because of the epidemiological situation will not be able to send its observers to the presidential elections in Belarus said Tuesday in Minsk, the head of the Commission for international Affairs of the lower house of the Parliament of the Republic of Belarus Andrei Savinykh.

"I've discussed this with the parliamentary Assembly of the OSCE. Certainly, we are interested in inviting our colleagues. But OSCE PA already said that they will not be able to send us their observers. This is due to the epidemiological situation (due to the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19)," - said Savinykh told reporters.

Due to the shelling in the LC remained without electricity for the factory and more than 200 homes

More than 200 homes and Kirov forging plant "Tsentrokuz" in the self-proclaimed Lugansk people's Republic de-energized as a result of shelling by the Ukrainian security forces, said on Tuesday to journalists the official representative of the national police LNR Yakov Osadchiy.

Previously, the people's militia LNR accused the Ukrainian security forces in shelling of the government-controlled Republic of the village of Donetsk in the Donbass.

The head of the Central election Commission of Belarus intends to make online in the election day of the President

The head of the CEC of Belarus Lidia Yermoshina has told RIA Novosti that on August 9, her statement on the presidential elections are scheduled online, without a wide range of journalists, because of the pandemic coronavirus COVID-19.

In Belarus on the day of presidential and parliamentary elections in the small hall of the Palace of the Republic, which is located in the center of Minsk, according to tradition, until late at night working press room for journalists. Thus every few hours for the media press conference she holds herself or her Deputy, they present data about the voting, complaints, closing polling stations to answer questions. After midnight announced the preliminary results of the elections, the next morning held the final press conference of the CEC and make the statement of the international observation mission.

The foreign Ministry of Belarus praised the role of the Treaty on open skies

The Belarussian foreign Ministry regrets the U.S. decision to withdraw from the Treaty on open skies, said the role of the Treaty in building confidence between the two countries, said Monday the head of the Department of international security and arms control of the foreign Ministry of the Republic Vasily Pavlov.

As reported the press service of the Belarusian foreign Ministry, Pavlov took part in the conference of the States parties to the Treaty on open skies examines the consequences of the US withdrawal from the Treaty. In the event, which was held by video conference, was attended by the representatives of 34 countries.

The head of the Central election Commission of Belarus has acknowledged the victim in the case of blogger

The head of the CEC of Belarus Lidia Yermoshina said that the Investigative Committee of the Republic recognized her victim in a criminal case, which concerns the presidential elections, a defendant in this case is a video blogger Sergei tikhanovski.

Earlier Yarmoshyna said that appealed to the UK with a request to check whether they are covered by the actions Tikhanovski, whose wife is being nominated for the presidency of the country under criminal charges of obstructing the elections and the work of the CEC. According to her, the pickets for collection of signatures, who previously held tikhanovski and his supporters, it used the words "kill" and then insulting nickname, she saw a threat in his address. In addition, she noted that tikhanovski proposed to his supporters to gather for a rally outside her home in Minsk and "at the same time to visit".

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