Everyone who has joined the strike will be “potential tax evaders” starting from July 1, Zmitrovich said.
Belarusian entrepreneurs are on one-day strike today. They are protesting against the introduction of the technical regulations of the Customs Union “On light industry goods” on July 1. People are on strike in Mahilyou, Homel, Polatsk, Kastsyukovichy and Baranavichy. Non-food pavilions are closed in Zhdanovichy and in the trade centre Parking.
Policemen have detained leader of entrepreneurs Anatol Shumchanka and three journalists. The journalists were let off. It is not clear where Shumchanka is now and what he is accused of.