Wanted to become President of Belarus blogger accused of assaulting a police


www.vsyako.netSergei tikhanovski Frame: the YouTube channel “Country life”

Belarusian blogger Sergei Tikhanovski, wishing to participate in the elections of the President of the Republic, accused of assaulting police officers. It is reported Tut.by.

“On may 29 in Grodno on the area of the Soviet were arrested, including previous convictions, repeatedly brought to administrative responsibility, who have used violence against members of the police Department of Leninski district Department of internal Affairs with the purpose of obstructing their lawful activities. Among the detainees Gomel blogger Sergei tikhanovski,” — said the interior Ministry of Belarus.

According to authorities, two police officers had caused injuries of varying severity they were hospitalized. A criminal case on the fact of committing violent acts against law enforcement officers. The maximum sentence under article 364 of the Criminal code of Belarus is deprivation of liberty for a term up to six years.

The incident occurred during the collection of signatures in favor of his wife blogger Svetlana. Due to administrative arrest Tikhanovski failed to register the initiative group in support of his nomination as a presidential candidate. The picket was a conflict, which affected the law. The result tikhanovski, and another nine people were detained by riot police.

Tikhanovski — author of the popular Belarusian users of social networks YouTube-channel “Country life”. On may 6, he was arrested for participating in an unsanctioned rally, held on 20 December 2019. The corresponding decree of the court rendered on 10 January 2020. May 9 tikhanovski announced the decision to participate in presidential elections.

On 19 April President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said that the upcoming 2020 presidential elections to be held no later than August 30, will be fair and decent.

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