Sergey Tienosnitte: Reuters
Arrested Belarusian blogger Sergei tikhanovski, the husband of a rival of Alexander Lukashenko in the presidential election of Svetlana Tikhanovski, hit the base of the Ukrainian website “Peacemaker”. It is reported Tut.by.
Tikhanovski, who himself tried to run for President of Belarus, made in the database for “deliberate violation of the state border of Ukraine with purpose of penetration into the occupied by Russian invaders of Crimea” and to participate in efforts to “legalize the occupation” of the Crimea. According to the authors of the site, in 2018, the blogger visited the Peninsula.
Tikhanovski arrested on charges of disturbing public order and obstructing the work of the CEC. Another contender for the presidency of Belarus, former head of Belgazprombank Viktor Babariko, is in jail on suspicion of forming a criminal group to bring hundreds of millions of dollars abroad. The third participant of the election race, Valery Tsepkalo, fled to Russia from persecution. As Babariko, he was denied registration as a candidate. The headquarters of Babariko and Tsepkalo teamed up to support Svetlana Tikhanovski.
On “Peacemaker” published information about the people whom the creators of the resource believe the separatists or “agents of the Kremlin”. The website has no official status, but those who struck him, may not be allowed to Ukraine. The monitoring mission of the UN human rights called upon the authorities to close the site.
Crimea became part of Russia in March 2014 after held on the Peninsula the referendum. Ukraine considers this occupation.
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