Belarusian police have tightened
The entire staff of the Belarusian police transferred to the strengthened mode of service in connection with mass actions of the presidential election, told Sputnik of Belarus, the official representative of the Ministry of interior of the Republic Olga Chemodanova.
In addition, she said, additional forces involved.
Chemodanov added that the interior Ministry fully controls the situation in Minsk and other regional cities.
"Currently, there are detainees in the course of unauthorized actions, but a synthesis of the figure will be published later due to the fact that the shares have not yet ended," she said.
After the end of voting in several cities of Belarus started an unauthorized protest. In Minsk, Vitebsk and Brest the night before the arrests started.
The most tense situation in the capital. After midnight, security forces pushed protesters from the square, where the stele "Minsk – hero city". After that, a large number of Riot police continued to push demonstrators on the Avenue, using used stun grenades, tear gas and water cannons.
Meanwhile, a large group of protesters marched along Independence Avenue from Oktyabrskaya square to Victory square. In the centre were seen numerous groups of young people, motorists greet their signals.
During the clashes, there are victims both among demonstrators and among police officers.
Presidential elections were held on Sunday. According to preliminary data of exit poll, incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko is gaining 79.7% of the second place Svetlana Tikhanovski from 6.8%.
Later, the head of the CEC Lidia Yermoshina said Lukashenko won in all regions of Belarus, who reported on the counting of votes in the presidential elections.