Updated at 18:07,08-09-2017

One more presidential contender appears in Belarus

Zmicier Lukashuk, Euroradio

Mr. Zablotski has sent his registration documents to the CEC by post.

One more potential presidential candidate appeared on the morning of July 17 – Syarhei Zablotski. He sent his registration documents to the CEC by post. It is not clear who this person is and who is the head of his initiative group.

Friday is the last day for sending registration documents to the CEC. There were 9 potential candidates yesterday evening — Syarhei Haidukevich, Andrei Kanavets, Tatstsyana Karatkevich, Anatol Lyabedzka, Alyaksandr Lukashenka, Syarhei Kalyakin, Iryna Pershyna, Zhanna Ramanouskaya and Mikalai Statkevich.

A few more people are expected to bring their documents to the CEC today.