The presidential candidate of Belarus said about the possible restriction of Internet

The presidential candidate of Belarus Andrei Dmitriev told reporters on Thursday that the meeting, the CEC was stated about the possibility of restricting the Internet in the country, if necessary.

"I asked (the state Secretary of the security Council - ed.) about the possible restriction of the Internet. I was given the answer that if they feel that there is a direct threat to the security of the country, they do not exclude (the possibility - ed.) to turn off the Internet," he said after a meeting at the CEC with participation of the presidential candidates and Secretary of the security Council Andrei Ravkov.

The Belarusian state Agency BelTA reported Wednesday, citing an unnamed source in law enforcement bodies that, under the Minsk detained "32 militants, the foreign private company Wagner", another was arrested in the South of the country. All of them, as claimed by the Agency, the Russians. Thus, according to the report, earlier information was received of the arrival in Belarus ", more than 200 militants to destabilize the situation during the election campaign." Later, the Embassy of the Russian Federation said that the official has received from the foreign Ministry of Belarus a notice about the arrest of 32 Russians.

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko a few days ago, speaking to the commandos, said that street protests can "pull" a specially-trained foreigners. According to him, "these are professional soldiers, bandits, which are specially prepared, mainly in the framework of PMCs around the world, and make a lot of money on provocations in those or other States".