Viktar Babaryka

Mikalai Klimovich / Photo from his Facebook page
Mikalai Klimovich / Photo from his Facebook page

This was stated by the representative of the European Union, Peter Stana.

Viktar Babaryka / Euroradio​
Viktar Babaryka / Euroradio​

He did not plead guilty.

Viktar Babaryka / Euroradio files
Viktar Babaryka / Euroradio files

The Central Election Commission rules to refuse registration of Viktar Babaryka, Valery Tsapkala as presidential contenders.

Lawyers and journalists near the Financial Investigation Department Headquarters in Minsk / Euroradio
Lawyers and journalists near the Financial Investigation Department Headquarters in Minsk / Euroradio

Agents stopped Babaryka's car on his way to submit collected signatures.

Alternative presidential contender Viktar Babaryka / Euroradio
Alternative presidential contender Viktar Babaryka / Euroradio

Viktar Babaryka's campaign staff no longer have access to the official account envisaged by Belarus' electoral laws.

Belgazprombank in Minsk / Euroradio
Belgazprombank in Minsk / Euroradio

The National Bank has appointed ex-head Nadzeja Yermakova as Belgazprombank's interim top manager.

Privatlizing/Euroradio
Privatlizing/Euroradio

Financial Investigation Department raids the offices of Privat-Lizing company linked with Babaryka, a presidential nominee.

Artyom Shraibman/ Maryia Vaitovich, Euroradio
Artyom Shraibman/ Maryia Vaitovich, Euroradio

"My basic forecast is that the authorities will be able to save themselves. But I'm not as confident about it as six months ago."

Viktar Babaryka / Euroradio
Viktar Babaryka / Euroradio

The potential presidential candidate aims to secure 1 million signatures by 19 June when the signature collection ends.