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15 Apr 2019 | 02:25 PM UTC

Belarus: Anti-government protest planned in Minsk April 15

Belarus News Alert

Opposition group plans protest in Minsk April 15; heightened security measures and traffic disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 4/15/2019, 12:00 AM until 4/16/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Minsk). COUNTRY/REGION Kurapaty, Minsk

Event

A demonstration organized by the opposition Belarusian National Congress group is slated to take place in Minsk on Monday, April 15. Participants will reportedly rally outside the Presidential Residence from 18:00 (local time) to denounce the destruction of the memorial site to victims of the Soviet-era government in Kurapaty and to call for the removal of President Alexander Lukashenko. Related gatherings are also possible at the aforementioned memorial site Kurapaty. A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are possible near the demonstration sites. 

Advice

Individuals in Minsk are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate a heightened security presence and transportation disruptions in the vicinity of the protests, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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