The parade of Victory in Belarus against the background of the pandemic coronavirus is a “a feast in time of plague,” he said in an interview with radio station “Moscow speaking” the virologist Victor Larichev. According to him, citizens of the Republic, especially the elderly, need to dissuade from rash acts.

Earlier, as reported “the Rambler”, the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said that despite the threat of proliferation in the country coronavirus infection will be held in Minsk Victory parade. The head of state noted that especially the citizens of the Republic to invite to the area will not, because wanting and so are thousands. Among them also were the deputies and senators from Russia.

“of Course, you need to try to stop, we need to talk”, – commented on the initiative of Lukashenka virologist Victor Larichev, noting that "the ban will be hard".

The expert noted that the holding of the Minsk parade against the background of the pandemic is “stupid”. In the high-risk zone, he said, will be older people. At the event, says Larichev, will be very hard to “control the breath”, as many come without masks, and get in such a situation it will be much easier.