Thus, at least 20 people were apprehended in Minsk: some of them were detained during and after the rally at the Ministry of Education, and some - on Independence Square.
Detentions have also been reported in Gomel, Bobruisk, and Mogilev.
Later, the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs clarified that a total of 51 people had been detained throughout the country.
"We are no longer the opposition. We represent the majority. A peaceful revolution is taking place now," she said.
Tsikhanouskaya believes that she should support the protesters, but she will not run for the presidency again.
“I did not see myself as a politician during the campaign, but I pushed myself forward. I do not see myself in politics. I am not a politician,” the former presidential candidate said.