On August 18, another peaceful protest event took place in the Belarusian city of Hrodna.
According to RFE/RL, about 15,000 – 20,000 persons gathered in Lenin Square and its vicinity. Most activists who took the floor focused on the necessity to continue striking.
Iconic Belarusian rock musician Lyavon Volski and Trubetsky arrived in the city to support Hrodna residents. Even in the rain, they sang along with Volski and chanted “Long live Belarus!”