Biaroza: journalist Tamara Shchapiotkina banned to come out because of Lukashenka’s visit
According to preliminary
information, Lukashenka will visit the silicate plant bought by businessman
Yury Chyzh for 380 million rubles a few years ago and he may also visit the
district hospital. Then the state leader will play hockey in the Ice Palace.
The public utilities started cleaning the main (Lenin) street and removing sand from it at 4 a.m. The town was full of police and special services yesterday afternoon.
Aliaksandr Lukashenka’s visit has created obstacles for human rights activist and independent journalist Tamara Shchapiotkina. A major from Byaroza District Police Department visited her at 8 p.m. on April 6 and informed that she would have to stay at home on 7 April. When the journalist asked what would happen if she went out, the response Tamara Shchapiotkina got was: “You will be detained”.