Svetlana Technoscape: Victor Tolochko / RIA Novosti
The candidate on a post of the President of Belarus Svetlana Tikhanovski in an interview with “the Ribbon.ru” has told about his vision of Belarusian-Russian relations.
She spoke out against the deepening integration of countries into the framework of the Union state: “Because Belarus is a sovereign country. We want to be independent, I want to seek friends, not enemies among other countries.”
The main rival of the incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko believes that Belarus and Russia should build friendly and mutually beneficial relationship. “We are forever connected with you — you are not going anywhere, and we you’re not going anywhere. But we’re a separate sovereign country. We want to remain Belarusians,” — said Tikhanovski.
The opposition, however, not on the way to “Pro-Russian” voters who believe that Belarus needs someone they can depend on the politician added.
Previously on 30 July, the joint staff Tikhanovski announced the largest in the history of Belarus meeting in Minsk. The organizers warned that in connection with strengthening of security measures in the Park of peoples ‘ Friendship will proceed, and at the entrance the police will carry out the inspection.
Against this background, the state Secretary of security Council Andrey Ravkov said that Belarus continues to search 170 “Russian militants” who threaten the holding of mass events. Before the country had detained 33 of the Russians, who are considered the mercenaries of private military companies (PMCs) Wagner. They are accused of preparing a terrorist act and the organization of mass riots.
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