Impromptu memory event at protester’s death site in Minsk

Photo: Svyatlana Far

On Tuesday morning, Minskers started to leave flowers near Pushkinskaya metro station in Minsk. A spontaneous remembrance action is taking place at the intersection of Prytytski Street and Pushkin Avenue.

On Monday evening, the Belarusian Interior Ministry reported the death of a man who was participating in post-election protests in the capital city.

According to them, he tried to throw an unidentified explosive device towards law enforcement officers, it exploded in his hand, and the man suffered fatal injuries.

However, eyewitnesses told Belsat that the death might have been caused by grenade explosion.

Barricades, hope, dispersal: Monday’s protest spot in Minsk (photo report)