The presidential elections in Belarus were held as a holiday, but those who wanted to spoil it lit up even brighter, BelTA reported referring to president of Belarus Aleksandr Lukashenko.
The president's remarks came during a meeting with Head of the CIS Observer Mission Sergei Lebedev.
The president noted that the elections were held with a record turnout in history, people went to polling stations with their families and children. "Someone wanted to ruin this holiday. We saw them - they lit up even brighter that night," he noted referring to the protests. "There were calls from Poland, Great Britain, and the Czech Republic."