Elections in Belarus. Tikhanovski said that he would not participate in protests

The oppositional candidate in presidents of Belarus Svetlana Tikhanovski said on 9 August at the press conference after the vote that he would not participate in protests, which take place in the country. About it reports “radio Svaboda”.

According to Tikhanovski, it intended in its headquarters “to wait for the official announcement of the election results”.

The opposition also condemned the detention by security forces of people who took to the streets of Belarusian cities.

Tikhanovski noted that six sites in Minsk, she defeated the incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko “a large margin”.

August 9, Belarus finished voting in the presidential elections. According to the results of the exit poll, the incumbent President was elected for another term, voted for Lukashenko 79.7% of the voters behind his main rival – opposition candidate Svetlana Tikhanovski is 6.8%. Only ran five candidates.

After the closing of polling stations security forces began to detain people. In Minsk into a fight with them joined the protesters. On the streets, citizens demand: “Lukashenka, go away!”

The CEC plans to announce the results of the elections on August 14.

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