In Belarus, the connection is stopped, the presidential candidate of the country Victor Babariko. About this in his Telegram channel reported the press service of the headquarters of Babariko.
It noted that the team has already gathered 425 signatures from 500 thousand is needed, and this morning, Babariko with his son Edward went to take another part of the signatures to the election Commission.
“Now they are not broadcasting, the phone is unavailable. The financial investigation Department [of the state control Committee of the Republic of Belarus] the door does not open, comments do not give”, – stated in the message.
Yesterday in the headquarters of the publication TUT.BY reported that the expense of Babariko on which is formed an electoral Fund, is blocked. Arrested debit transactions on the account. Documents confirming the arrest, or the presence of other grounds for restrictions on the disposal of the electoral Fund, was not provided.
According to the team Babariko currently on the account are funds of the election Fund in the amount of more 100 thousand Belarusian rubles (boolea 1.2 million UAH).
The election Commission staff was advised to contact the Department of financial investigations of the state control Committee.
A few days ago in Belarus arrested 15 top managers “Belgazprombank”, which for 20 years led Babariko. Law enforcement officers believe that the Bank was laundering large sums of money and evaded taxes.
Victor Babariko – Belarusian banker who has held the position of Chairman of the Board of Belgazprombank, from 2000 to 12 may 2020.
Presidential elections are scheduled in Belarus on 9 August. Lukashenka is going to run for a sixth term.
Among the candidates for the presidency – the former head of the high technologies Park, a retired diplomat Valery Tsepkalo. He was one of the leaders of the election headquarters of Lukashenka in the 1994 presidential election, after his victory became the first Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Belarus.