for voting in the primary election day of the President of Belarus opened on Sunday at 08.00. They will work till 20.00.

in Total, the voter lists included 6.8 million people, and 5.3 thousand citizens living outside the Republic. Earlier, 4 to 8 August, held early voting. The turnout over the four days made up 32.24%, writes “Interfax”.

In accordance with the Electoral code of Belarus, presidential elections are considered taken place if in voting participated more than half of the citizens of the country. The President shall be deemed elected if voted for by more than 50% of the electorate.

Candidates for presidency are co-Chairman of the Association “Tell the truth” Andrey Dmitriev, ex-Deputy Anna Konopacka, incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko, the wife of blogger Sergei Tikhanovski – Svetlana Tikhanovski and the Chairman of the party Belarusian social democratic party Sergei Cerecer.

it is Assumed that the preliminary voting results will be announced on Monday, August 10.