The elections of the President of Belarus made five candidates

Five candidates admitted to the election of the President of Belarus, which will take place on 9 August, these are the results of the meeting of the CEC of the Republic, held on Tuesday.

Thus, the presidential race will be attended by the acting head of state Alexander Lukashenko, who is running for a sixth term, former Deputy of lower chamber of Parliament of Belarus Anna Konopacka, co-Chairman of public Association "Tell the truth" Andrey Dmitriev, Chairman of the Belarusian social-democratic "Hramada" Sergey Caraceni and unemployed Svetlana Tikhanovski, going to the polls instead of her husband of opposition blogger Sergei Tikhanovski.

July 14, Belarus starts election campaign, which will end on August 8.

Previous presidential elections were held in Belarus 2015, won a victory when Lukashenko. He holds the highest office for the past 26 years.