Was held in Minsk unauthorized rally of the opposition «For the peaceful Belarus» against the military exercises of Russia and Belarus «West-2017». It is reported portal tut.by.
The event was attended by over 100 people, including opposition politicians and activists. The column with the flag and the slogan «race, j Duma!» came to the Palace of culture, where the meeting took place. The protesters were opposed to Belarus «was drawn into a confrontation» between Russia and Ukraine.
According to the site «Charter 97», the rally was attended by about 500 people. Unanimously adopted a resolution, which States: «We, patriots of Belarus, Express our protest against involvement of our country in the military confrontation against Russia in Ukraine and NATO».
Exercises «West-2017» will be held at firing ranges in Belarus and in the Kaliningrad, Leningrad and Pskov regions of the Russian Federation from 14 to 20 September. The main goal of the exercise is the preparation and use of forces to ensure military security of the Union state.
To participate in the exercise will attract 12,7 thousand troops, 70 aircraft and helicopters, 250 tanks, 10 ships and 200 guns, rocket systems of volley fire and mortars.