“Andrei Smolenchuk was detained today together with his wife Zhanna Myakish. They are in the police department of the Zavodskoy district of Minsk, ”Krasulina said.

She added that she did not know the reasons for the detention of Smolenchuk and his wife.

Earlier, the head of the election headquarters of the presidential candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, Maria Moroz, said that she was taken to the department for combating organized crime and extremism of the Ministry of Internal Affairs "for a conversation" about the inadmissibility of mass riots.

The sixth presidential elections in Belarus will be held on August 9.