Local protests began in Minsk

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In Minsk, representatives of the opposition went to protest actions in various districts of the Belarusian capital, reports Onliner on Sunday, December 27.

“Already at 6:45 (coinciding with Moscow time), Minskers began processions in the area of ​​the Tractor Plant, a march took place in the Malinovka area even after dark, and with the arrival of dawn, residents of Mayakovsky Street also pulled up,” the message says.

It is noted that people organize themselves into small columns with white-red-white symbols, line up in chains of solidarity and chant “As long as we are united, we are invincible” and “Join us”.

There is no information about the detentions yet

Last Sunday, December 20, the human rights center Viasna, unregistered by the Belarusian authorities, reported that more than 140 people had been detained during protests in the country.

After the presidential elections held in Belarus on August 9, in which Alexander Lukashenko won for the sixth time, who, according to the CEC, gained 80.1% of the vote, massive opposition protests began in the country. The voting results were not recognized by the United States and European countries.

On December 15, the leader of the Belarusian opposition Svetlana Tikhanovskaya said that street protests would not stop in the country. According to her, the Belarusians will switch to new methods of peaceful struggle – in the form of “partisanism”.

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