During a sweep in Mogilev detained a tour

The Chairman of the company Belarusian language Oleg Diachkov August 10, was detained in Mogilev during a sweep of the city centre, he conducted a tour of the Lenin pedestrian street for 30 people. About it reports “radio Svaboda”.

According to eyewitnesses, security forces surrounded the tour and without explanation, took all the men from the group. They were put on a bus and taken away somewhere.

According to Larisa Vnoucek, whose husband also was among the detained, he talked about the history and architecture of houses, when on a pedestrian street there was the police.

“Dyachkova phone works in voice mail mode. Husband Wnuczek Nicholas also did not return phone calls,” – said the Belarusian service of “Radio Liberty”.

In Belarus August 9 passed the main day of voting in the presidential election. According to the preliminary results of the CEC, President Alexander Lukashenko voted 80.2% of voters for the opposition candidate Svetlana Tikhanovski of 9.9%.

After the polls closed in several cities of Belarus the protests began, the most massive in Minsk. Between security forces and protesters clashes began. To disperse protesters in the center of Minsk , the security forces used stun grenades, rubber bullets and water cannons. Human rights activists have reported dozens injured during a protest.

In the center of Minsk on 10 Aug pulled police buses and paddy wagons. The city authorities have closed six metro stations, “for passenger safety” before the protest disagrees with the result of the election.

The CEC plans to announce final election results on August 14.

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