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In Minsk were detained and released ally Tikhanovski

The participant of the campaign of the candidate in presidents of Belarus Svetlana Tikhanovski Maria Kolesnikova and released after the detention, said Saturday the headquarters of the ex-applicant for a post of the head of state Victor Babariko, whose leader is detained.

Previously, three staff - Tikhanovski, Babariko and another ex-contender for the post of President Valery Tsepkalo said that join forces during the election campaign, with the goal of holding fair elections. They also noted that they intend to hold a second fair elections after the August 9, 2020. Persons of this campaign, in addition to Tikhanovski, are representative of the headquarters Tsepkalo and his wife Veronica, as well as the representative of a staff of Babariko Kolesnikov.

In Belarus will be the main day of voting in the presidential elections

The main day of voting in the presidential elections in Belarus will be held on Sunday.

At the highest state post claimed five candidates, including 26 years has been the head of the Republic Alexander Lukashenko, for which this is the sixth presidential race. The competition make him two men – representatives of opposition organizations and two women.

In Minsk have detained the Trustee Tikhanovski

Trustee of candidate for President of Belarus Svetlana Tikhanovski Andrew smolanczuk and his wife detained by police, reported RIA Novosti on Friday, the politician's press-Secretary Anna krasulina.

"Andrew smolenchuk arrested today along with his wife, Jeanne Crumb. They are in the police Department of Zavadski district of Minsk," - said krasulina.

Lukashenko about life without the presidency: "what to do in the morning?"

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said that being President is a way of life, else he is not, but memoir writing is not lazy.

Elections in Belarus scheduled for August 9 at the highest state post claimed five people, including Lukashenka, who is running for a sixth term.

Former rival Lukashenko appealed to world leaders asking for help

A former contender for the presidency of Belarus, former head of the high-tech Park Valery Tsepkalo wrote a letter to the leaders of 32 countries in a letter asking assistance in holding free elections in the Republic, RBC reports.

In Belarus, the campaign for the elections, the main voting day scheduled for 9 August. Early voting will begin on 4 August. Just for the presidency claimed five people, including incumbent head of state Alexander Lukashenko, who is running for a sixth term.

The Kremlin responded to the question on rallies in Belarus

Russia does not interfere and does not interfere in the internal Affairs of Belarus, including the election campaign, hopes that the elections were successful, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov

"First, we still do not want to interfere in any way in the election campaign in Belarus. We hope that it will be successful, will conform to all principles and norms of free expression", - said Peskov told reporters, answering the question, how in the Kremlin look at meetings in Belarus, see in this the possible influence of other States.

Belarus vs Tikhanovski opened a criminal case

Criminal proceedings were instituted against the husband of the candidate in presidents of Belarus Svetlana Tikhanovski blogger Sergei Tikhanovski on the fact of incitement to violent action against the police, reported the press service of the Investigative Committee of the country.

"Main investigation Department of the Central office of the Investigative Committee of the Republic of Belarus in relation to Tikhanovski excited a number of criminal cases... So, in relation to a criminal case... on the facts of committing premeditated actions aimed at different excitation of social hatred, and incitement to commit violent aggressive actions against law enforcement officers", - is spoken in the message.

Lukashenko at the debates to represent the MP Gaydukevich

The Deputy of Parliament Oleg Gaidukevich said that will be a confidant of the incumbent Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko in televised debates of presidential candidates.

Central election Commission of Belarus has tentatively set July 30 for holding debates. Thus the Commission reported that Lukashenko, who is running for a sixth term, refused to speak on national radio and television, presenting his election program. As noted by Sputnik of Belarus, with the 2006 legislation provides for the right of presidential candidates to participate in televised debates. The current head of state they never participated, like his confidants. The exception was only in 1994 - the first ever Belarusian presidential election.

The sister of the wife of the Belarusian politician Tsepkalo was released from the police

The sister of the wife of ex-candidate for the post of the President of Belarus Valery Tsepkalo was released from the police station, said the joint staff of the three alternative policy.

Earlier on Thursday, Veronika Tsepkalo told reporters about the arrest of his sister, working in the BGB. She added that it was summoned there to testify in the case, which was filed against her husband, according to a statement from the Belarusian-Turkish businessman.

Wife of the Belarusian politician Tsepkalo announced the arrest of sister

The wife of the former candidate in presidents of Belarus Valery Tsepkalo Veronica reported on the arrest of her sisters working in the BGB.

"My sister, an employee of the BGB, today unidentified people in civil right in the Parking lot put in the car and drove away in an unknown direction... Maybe it's the interior Ministry for questioning, maybe the KGB, the reasons for the detention are unknown. I regard this as political pressure," said Tsepkalo reporters on Thursday in Minsk.

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