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Riot police push protesters away after they try to erect barricades in central Minsk  — RT World News

9 Aug, 2020 22:07

Riot police have deployed flashbang grenades against protesters, who tried to erect barricades in central Minsk, as thousands of people across Belarus poured into the streets furious over preliminary presidential election results.

Protesters were pushed away from the Victory Square in central Minsk, local media report. 

Videos shared online showed lines of police in full riot gear marching on protesters, eventually pushing them across bridge over the Svisloch River.

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