People discontent with the results of the presidential elections have been holding spontaneous protests across Belarus for the past four days now.
Today women are coming out to the streets with flowers as a sign of protest against the brutalities of security forces.
TUT.by Belarusian portal reports the arrests of journalists and demonstrators, including political analyst of RFE/RL Belarusian Service Vitaly Tsigankov and his wife, Olga Tsigankova.
In Minsk, the OMON opened fire at people who responded to protesters from balconies, Sputnik Belarus reports.
“Special services officers ran to citizens gathered near Grushevka Metro Station located at Dzerzhinsky Avenue, after which the protesters fled the scene. People screamed from the balconies of the nearby tall buildings, telling protesters where to hide,” Sputnik Belarus reports.