In Minsk held a rally in support of Tikhanovski

In Minsk, under reinforced security measures held a mass picket of the candidate in presidents of Belarus Svetlana Tikhanovski, reported the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

The event started in the Park of Friendship of peoples at 18:00. To get to the action, people had to line up and pass the inspection.

How to transfer correspondet Agency, gathered in the Park to people of all ages, including the elderly. Many brought the traditional opposition white-red-white flags, European Union flags and national flags of Belarus.

Very Tikhanovski participants were waiting for more than two hours. At this time the stage were the musicians and relatives of nationals detained during the election campaign.

As stated by the applicant in her speech, she disagreed with the fact that the investigation is "tied" to the criminal case of her husband's opposition, and the works of Sergei Tikhanovski — a group of detainees in Belarus Russians.

According to human rights activists in the mass picket was attended by more than 34 thousand people.

In the Park of friendship there are serious problems with communication and the Internet. As previously stated the presidential candidate of Belarus Andrei Dmitriyev, the authorities announced the possibility of restricting the Internet, if you see a threat to the security of the country.

Svetlana Tikhanovski — wife of searching opposition leader Sergei Tikhanovski, who was detained during the election campaign and detention in the framework of several criminal cases.

Against him, according to SK of Belarus, including an open case about preparation of mass riots. The defendants in this case were 33 Russian citizen, who were detained the day before.

Tikhanovski planned to participate in the presidential elections in Belarus, but was unable to register the CEC an initiative group for the nomination because he was serving an administrative arrest, and personally signed the documents.

In the end, the initiative group was registered in his wife, she became a candidate.

Just as the head of state claimed five people, including incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko, who is running for a sixth term.

Elections are scheduled for August 9.