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Chernobyl March rally cancelled for first time in 30 years

Chernobyl March 2018 / Euroradio

There will be no Chernobyl March in Minsk for the first time in 30 years. The authorities have allowed a rally from the Academy of Sciences towards the Park of Peoples’ Friendship on April 26. However, the organizers cannot pay for the obligatory police supervision at the action (more than 5 thousand roubles). Leader of the Greens Dzmitry Kuchuk and co-leader of the organizing committee for the creation of the Belarusian Christian Democracy Party Volha Kavalkova did not exclude such a possibility in an interview with Euroradio on Wednesday,

The organizers have suggested that people take part in the Chernobyl Week (lectures and presentations) instead, Radio Liberty reports.

Video: Chernobyl March in 1996. Dozens of thousands of participants, clashes with the police and detentions.