The president says the authorities have refused from the manifestation because of veterans’ requests
Screens with automatic doors will be installed at the 3rd line Minsk Metro stations to prevent people from falling on the rails.
Only the youngest son Mikalai accompanied Lukashenka during the similar ceremony in 2017.
The enterprises have already absorbed over $1 billion in subsidies; cost Belarus $55 million more last year.
Interior Minister Ihar Shunevich arrived at Victory Square in a vintage car wearing an NKVD officer uniform.
A Euroradio photo correspondent was in central Minsk on 9 May to see how people celebrated the WWII Victory Day.