In Minsk, at a regular protest rally, the first arrests of participants began. People continue to take to the streets en masse after the news about the inauguration of Alexander Lukashenko.
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People began to gather at the Komarovsky market, where law enforcement officers had gathered. They warned citizens about the illegality of the action, after which several arrests were made. The Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Minsk City Executive Committee clarified that the guards prevented the protesters from entering the roadway. According to TASS, passing drivers honk, thus expressing support for the protesters.
Earlier, there was also information that police began to pull up to the center of the capital of Belarus. There is an increase in the number of protesters in Minsk over the weekend. People are opposed to Lukashenka’s tenure as president, demanding his resignation.