Updated at 10:54,14-11-2017

Registration of parliamentary candidates to end today

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The registration of parliamentary candidates will end on Thursday, August 11. It is not clear how many of the 630 contenders will be able to continue the election campaign. Some well-known civil activists and oppositionists have already been registered – Aleh Trusau, Alena Anisim, Uladzimir Padhol, Yuras Huberevich, Tatstsyana Karatkevch, Alyaksanbdr Taustyka, Illya Dabratvor. Ales Lahvinets from the Movement For Freedom and Mikalai Kazalou from the United Civil Party have not been registered.

The agitation campaign is starting. The draw of candidates’ speeches on TV and in the radio will be carried out in the Central Election Commission on August 12.

The parliamentary election is appointed for September 11.