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Protest at the detention center in Minsk ended

Protest at the detention center-1 in Minsk, the participants of which demanded the release of political prisoners, no arrests were made, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

Earlier, several dozen protesters gathered outside of the detention center-1 in Minsk to demand from authorities to release political prisoners, including ex-banker Victor Babariko who applied for the post of President of Belarus, blogger Sergei Tikhanovski, whose wife believes the opposition is elected at the last August 9 election, the President, and the well-known Belarusian oppositionist Nikolay Statkevich.

In Minsk there took place demonstrations of supporters of Lukashenka and the opposition

Two different rally took place on Sunday in Minsk: one gathered supporters of the incumbent President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, on the other — the opposition. If in the first, according to the interior Ministry, was attended by about 65 thousand people, in the second, according to various estimates, from 100 to 200 thousand. Information about the clashes and mass arrests were reported.

Mass protest actions of the opposition started in Belarus on 9 August, after the presidential elections, which, according to the CEC, Lukashenko won 80.1 percent of the vote. In the first days of the action were suppressed by the security forces against protesters who disagree with the results, used tear gas, water cannons, stun grenades, and rubber bullets. Security forces then stopped to disperse the rallies and enforcement. According to official data, during the first days, more than 6.7 thousand people were arrested. As reported the interior Ministry, during the riots injured hundreds of people, among them more than 120 law enforcement officers, one protester was killed.

The protests in Minsk were initiated from abroad, said the interior Ministry of Belarus

An unauthorized rally in Minsk were initiated through social networks and messengers from abroad, said the first Deputy Minister of internal Affairs of Belarus Gennady Kazakevich.

"Those unauthorized socio-political events that took place in June and July this year, was initiated within a few hours through social networks and messengers. And they were initiated from abroad. In the future, all the action was picked up, and we had him to react," said Kazakevich, the TV channel "Belarus 1".

The headquarters of Babariko asked for change of a preventive measure

The headquarters of the former head of Belgazprombank Victor Babariko, which had previously been denied registration as a presidential candidate and who is in jail for alleged economic crimes, transferred to the state security Committee of Belarus guarantee for change of a measure of restraint policy, reported the press service of the staff.

"Filed", - stated in the press service of the Telegram. A document in the KGB was filed by the representative of a staff of Babariko Maria Kolesnikova.

Tikhanovski wants to address the Parliament of Belarus on 3 August

The candidate in presidents of Belarus Svetlana Tikhanovski intends to make in Parliament on 3 August, the same day the Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko in his annual message to the nation and Parliament, said Tuesday the headquarters of alternative policies, uniting their efforts around Tikhanovski.

"All presidential candidates from the time of their registration have the equal right to speak at election and other meetings, meetings. Including on state television. So today, July 28, Svetlana Tikhanovski sent his request to speak at the meeting of the extraordinary session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus. At the same session, where on August 3, before the start of early voting with his message will be the incumbent President", - is spoken in the message.

In the Supreme court of Belarus, told about the electoral complaints

Deputy Chairman of the Supreme court of Belarus Andrei Zabara informed representatives of the mission of observers from the Commonwealth of Independent States on the complaints related to the campaign for the election of the President of the Republic, noting that the judiciary in this case "is built on the principles of transparency and efficiency", said Tuesday the press service of the CIS Executive Committee.

"The twenty-eighth of July 2020 took place in Minsk meeting of representatives of mission of observers from the CIS on presidential elections of the Republic of Belarus with representatives of the Supreme court of the Republic of Belarus Andrei Zabara told about the activities of the Supreme court and lower courts for consideration of complaints related to the issues of the election campaign, emphasizing that the judiciary is built on the principles of transparency and efficiency", - stated in the message on the website of the Executive Committee.

Tsepkalo told, what in Russia

A former contender for the post of President of Belarus Valery Tsepkalo, who previously left the Republic and is now in Moscow, said that Russia is engaged in the election campaign.

On Friday, a source close to the Tsepkalo reported his immediate departure from Belarus to Moscow for fear of being detained. According to the source, Tsepkalo went on Thursday evening with the children, as he had received information about his possible arrest in connection with the ongoing law enforcement inspection. His wife remains in Belarus. Tsepkalo confirmed that they left the Republic because of the threat of arrest and now is in Moscow, but could return before the election on August 9.

The Prosecutor General of Belarus reclassified the charges of Babariko

Ex-candidate for presidency of Belarus, former head of Belgazprombank Viktor Babariko charged with - article "bribery" changed to "adoption of official values as part of an organized group," said on Friday the press service of the Prosecutor General of the Republic.

"Twenty-fourth day of July 2020 he (babarika – ed.) brought new charges", - is spoken in the message. Thus, according to the press service, "the actions of Babariko to obtain from representatives of commercial structures illegal monetary compensation in the total amount of more than 28 million Belarusian rubles and their distribution among the leadership of OJSC "Belgazprombank" committed by him as an officer and Chairman of the Board of the Bank, reclassified as ... the adoption of official to himself of property in especially large size the organised group".

Minsk has sent requests for assistance in the case of Belgazprombank in a number of countries

Belarus has sent requests for legal assistance in the investigation of the criminal case, the defendant is the former head of Belgazprombank Viktor Babariko, in Russia, the USA and several other countries said on Friday the press-service of the Prosecutor General of the Republic.

It is noted that the criminal investigation continues.

Protection Babariko filed a complaint to the attorney General

Protection ex-the candidate on a post of the President of Belarus Victor Babariko filed a complaint to the General Prosecutor of the Republic on the newly obtained response of the head of Department of Prosecutor's office on the appeal of the prosecution, told RIA Novosti on Friday, one of the lawyers of the politician Alyaksandr pylchanka has.

"Yes, filed a complaint yesterday morning (to the Prosecutor General – ed.). Not satisfied with the reply of the head of Department (Prosecutor's office – ed.) who answered unmotivated," said pylchanka has. According to him, the prosecution also appealed.

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