On Sunday, February 28, Belarusian businessmen openly protested in favor of the abolition of the Decree 222, which limited their ability to trade non-certified, but cheap goods from the Russian wholesale depots.
According to SPs, suppliers do not provide them with the appropriate documents. The authorities offered them to sell expensive goods of domestic light industry.
The protest rally of 28 February was attended by opposition politicians, including the leader of the United Civil Party Anatol Lyabedzka and co-chairman of the organizing committee of the Belarusian Christian Democracy party Paval Sevyarynets.
The rally started at 15:00. See our photo report:
The protest ended at 17:00.