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The former office of Victor Babariko, an opponent of the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko in the elections, searched, according to the Telegram-channel NextaLive opposition journalist Sergei Putilo.
The head office of Belgazprombank, where he worked Babariko, came with a search warrant in the case of tax evasion. This is done to prevent the competitor Lukashenko to register as a presidential candidate, says Telegram channel.
Earlier, Babariko announced that it has collected the required number of signatures for registration as a candidate in the election.
The vote will take place in Belarus on 9 August. Nationwide rallies in support of alternative candidates, which often end in arrests. Lukashenko said that he will not allow Maidana.
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