Human rights activists said about 63-thousand rally in support of Tikhanovski
In a rally in support of a candidate for the office of President of Belarus Svetlana Tikhanovski in Minsk took part no fewer than 63 thousand people, States in his Telegram-channel human rights center "Spring".
Official information on the number who took part in the action yet.
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.
Presidential elections are scheduled in Belarus on August 9, candidates was five. The campaign period kicked off on July 14 and will run until August 8, inclusive.
Earlier, the Belarusian media reported the arrest in the Republic of 33 Russian citizens. Under the statement of Minsk, they are the "foreign fighters of the private military company "Wagner", against them criminal case under article about the preparation of terrorist acts.
The Russian foreign Ministry announced that a group of Russians was in transit in Istanbul, but did not get on the flight and was forced to stay in the country. Attempts of Minsk to present the situation as interference in the internal Affairs of Belarus, perplexed, stressed the foreign Ministry.