The protest at the border crossing Brest

Evening of June 13 at the border crossing "Brest" (known as the "Warsaw Bridge"), more than 50 people gathered to protest against the new rules export from Belarus outside the Customs Union of diesel fuel and other commodities.

The participants of the action took leaders Brest Frontier Group Sergei Britov, Brest customs Leonid Dosov and the Department of Internal Affairs of the Brest Regional Executive Committee Vladimir Sychevski, BelaPAN.

According to the protesters, imposed restrictions violate the constitutionally guaranteed right of citizens to free movement. Some noted that they have relatives in Poland and have to go to them more often than once every five days.

People are clamoring to come to him chairman of the Brest Regional Executive Committee.

The rally saw the police and the KGB.

The rally ended after speaking participants with the authorities.

Sumar Minsk will inform about the situation at the border

None of the participants of the police have not detained. Plainclothes officers forbade reporters photographs, reports Freedom.

Turchanyak: Men in civilian clothes have explained better of Customs

The spontaneous rally in Bruzgi pushed to such an action and residents. With us in touch Live Radio Liberty was our listener Turchanyak Denis, who at that time was located near the junction "Warsaw Bridge".

Denis Turchanyak

Turchanyak: We have taken into account the experience of transition Bruzgi where all broken due to the fact that the road was blocked. Here no no action jumpers did not take, but people gathered. First, there were about 50-70 people gathered after the 100, and we went out to the representatives of customs at first — Brest customs chief, who began to answer questions. Well, if one can call it answers … He offered to fly airplanes, ride buses, trains. But, as it turned out, today, among those who came to this spontaneous meeting, several people taken off the train for the same reason — that they are too often visited Poland.

Tikhanovich: So, it was confirmed that the introduced restriction — you can ride every 5 days?

Turchanyak: Well, it seemed to be introduced, but in the course of further proceedings — came a police colonel and colonel border and became more clear answer questions than the head of the customs — and so, it turned out that, yes, action was taken, but there were, say Thus, the "herd", and now it all comes down to a common denominator.

It is very interesting that there are obviously plain-clothes officers who are trying to talk to people, takes them to the side, gather around groups of people — they can be clearly seen, judging from the clothes obviously expensive … They are, in principle, all very reasonably explain much better than these officers, and according to the comments of unknown people is that yes, indeed, the resolution was adopted, two days acted, and the field did not know how to implement it, but now a matter of urgency, everything changes and customs clearing of fuel will be possible, restrictions on the movement of citizens will not, and will limit the movement of fuel. Him on such an unknown person, you will have no customs clearance at the customs office, and at some internal customs post. What is not quite clear — how this mechanism will work. We must try to go …

On June 11 in Belarus there are restrictions on the export of natural persons automobile fuel. Fuel exported more than once during the five days outside the Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia are subject to export duties.

Since June 12, a ban and a special levy on the export of certain goods outside the Customs Union.


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