In the Belarusian capital Minsk have detained a Trustee of the oppositional candidate in presidents of Belarus Svetlana Tikhanovski Andrew Smolanczuk and his wife Jeanne Crumb. On 8 August reports TUT.BY.
9 August, smolenchuk had to work at a polling station observer in the main day of voting in the presidential election in Belarus.
Press-Secretary Anna krasulina Tikhanovski told the publication that the couple was detained near the exit of the office. According to her, the detainees are in the police Department of Zavadski district of Minsk.
The reason for the detention is not called.
August 6 at the headquarters Tikhanovski announced the arrest of Moroz. People who were presented by employees of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Belarus, detained her at the exit of the Lithuanian Embassy after applying for a visa. The same day she was released.
Early voting for the presidential elections began on 4 August. It took until August 8 inclusive. Scheduled for August 9th primary ballot.
Lukashenka’s main competitors in the elections – banker Victor Babariko and diplomat Valery Tsepkalo – participation was not allowed. Babariko and his son Edward was detained in June on charges of financial fraud, Tsepkalo left the country and is now in Ukraine. In this regard, the headquarters of Babariko and Tsepkalo decided to team up with Svetlana Tikhanovski, wife and blogger Sergei Tikhanovski. It is also not admitted to the election, but was registered in his wife.
In support of the joint staff in Belarus regularly held large-scale rallies. One of them, which was held July 31, was the mass political event in the country over the past 10 years – more than 63 thousand people.
Just as the head of state claimed five people: Lukashenko, Tikhanovski, co-Chairman of the Association “Tell the truth” Andrey Dmitriev, ex-Deputy of the house of representatives Anna Konopacka and the leader of the party “Belarusian social-democratic Gramada” Sergey Cerecer.