Correspondents of the German edition of «Spiegel» pass from Minsk:
"Lukashenko declared the winner, and supporters of the opposition should expect violence by security forces. Thousands of people took to the streets of Minsk, the opposition candidate Nyaklyayeu was beaten by the police. Against pro-democracy activists who went to October Square, to protest against the mass electoral fraud were used stun grenades and tear gas. Regime banned rallies and drew huge outdoor security forces. "
"The significant deficit of democracy this election we should not lose sight of the "leading German edition words Bundestag member of the Green Party Marieluise Beck. According to her, the EU should not play games with Lukashenko in cosmetic liberalization to look democratic elections.