Arrested the companion of the candidate in presidents of Belarus Svetlana Tikhanovski Maria Kolesnikova released. This was announced at the headquarters of the former candidate on a post of the head of state Victor Babariko, reports RIA Novosti.

“the Staff said that she was confused. Maria drove to the scene of the dinner and apologized”, — stated in the headquarters.

About the detention Kolesnikova was reported the evening of 8 August. Woman power was taken away in a police bus and took to Minsk Tsentralny police Department.

Earlier the candidate in presidents of Belarus Svetlana Tikhanovski, rival of the current leader of the state Alyaksandr Lukashenka, disappeared into safety. Now she is in a secret place surrounded by members of his staff and journalists in the capital of Belarus.

Election of the President of Belarus on 9 August. Lukashenka is running for a sixth term. Tikhanovski — wife blogger Sergei Tikhanovski, who himself wanted to run, but was arrested. In jail is another contender for the presidency, former head of Belgazprombank Viktor Babariko. Founder of high-tech Park Valery Tsepkalo was not admitted to the elections and fled the country, fearing political persecution.