Dissatisfied with the results of the presidential elections in Belarus, citizens gathered again at the embassy of the republic in Moscow. This was reported by a TASS correspondent.
According to preliminary data, about 400 people are standing outside the building. Participants chant political slogans, many brought posters.
It is noted that law enforcement officers monitor the order among the audience, and also prevent people from entering the roadway.
On August 9, presidential elections were held in Belarus. According to the latest data from the Central Election Commission, the incumbent head of state Alexander Lukashenko won 80.08% of the vote, opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya was supported by 10.09% of voters. Tikhanovskaya’s headquarters did not recognize the results of the vote.
After the announcement of the preliminary results, unauthorized protests began in Minsk and other cities of Belarus, which resumed in the evening of August 10. Both civilians and security forces suffered, one person died.