Russia does not interfere in the situation around the presidential elections in Belarus, as it is an internal affair of the Republic. On Wednesday said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

On a question of journalists, how in the Kremlin assess the situation with elections in Belarus, press Secretary of the Russian leader stressed: "As an internal affair of Belarus, in this regard, in our approach nothing has changed".

According to him, the Belarusian presidential election is not related to the topic of the Union state of Russia and Belarus.

"We really closer to each other than other countries, due to the nature of our Union state, but the elections belong to the sphere of sovereignty of Belarus, and we are not going to intervene", – said Peskov.

Previously the Investigative Committee of Belarus opened a criminal case on the fact of the incident in Minsk on July 14 events related to violation of public order. According to the interior Ministry, law enforcement on Tuesday detained in different regions of the country more than 250 people. According to human rights activists, security forces in Minsk have been detained more than 200 protesters in support of President Babariko and Valery Tsepkalo, who was denied registration as candidates for presidents of Belarus.

Presidential elections in Belarus scheduled for 9 August. The CEC of the Republic registered on Tuesday, five candidates, including incumbent head of state Alexander Lukashenko.