A large number of motorists in their cars in Minsk, blocked the Central city square Masherov, standing opposite of the military. It is reported by Telegram-channel Znak.com citing its correspondent.
According to him, the security forces intermittently fired at the machines stun grenades. Between the military and protesters are trams. Yet neither party does anything about it, there is a silent confrontation. Motorists pass only ambulances. People are chanting: “Shame!” and “Put the shields!”
Earlier, the opposition candidate on elections of the President of Belarus Svetlana Tikhanovski appealed to the police and army of Republic with an appeal to stop the violence on the streets, where thousands of protests.
Mass protests in Minsk and other Belarusian cities began after the completion of voting at the election of the President of the Republic, the final day, which took place on 9 August. According to the interim data of the CEC, the acting head of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko scores more than 81 percent of the vote, opposition candidate Svetlana Tikhanovski just 8 per cent. Citizens do not believe in the victory of Lukashenko, who is running for a sixth term and has been ruled since 1994.