Protesters march in columns towards the city center. Meanwhile, the security officials are trying to prevent the accumulation of opposition supporters in the center.
People are being detained on the way to the rally in the streets adjacent to Independence Avenue.
About ten people were detained on the approaches to Masherov Avenue. People were heading towards the Minsk - Hero City stele.
The police department of the Minsk city executive committee confirmed the fact of the arrests. As its official representative Natalya Ganusevich said, "there are several detained within the framework of the administrative process."
On the eve of September 23, newly-elected President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko held a secret inauguration at the Palace of Independence in Minsk. Turkmenistan is the only country that officially congratulated the newly elected President of Belarus on the inauguration.