The Central election Commission of Belarus does not want to register the former head of Belgazprombank Victor Babariko candidate for the position of President of the Republic, reports journalist Last news .
currently, Babariko is placed in the remand prison of the Belarusian KGB in the " case of Belgazprombank ". Anyway before Commissioners policy filed documents to the CEC to participate in elections. In the interview Last news the head of Centrizbirkom Lidia Yermoshina reported that when considering the issue of approval of candidates will be taken into account and among them the legality of received parish funds.
in addition, according to the Department of state control, Babariko have received assistance from abroad. As said the head of the CEC, Belagazprombank not less than 99% is owned by two shareholders - Gazprom and Gazprombank, that is " almost entirely foreign enterprise ". However, after the fact, As Babariko resigned as the head of the Board of the organization, as well as before and after registration of the initiative group for nomination him as a candidate "for election campaign used material and other resources" of the Bank.
in June at the head office of the BGB, which is headed Babariko 20 years were searched. The state control Committee said that the site-based Bank acted organized criminal group, the conclusion of money abroad. Later, Babariko tied together with his son, who runs his initiative group for nomination for Election. They are both in the KGB jail. Only in the case of Belgazprombank are about 20 people, and among them the top managers.
According to Babariko, the authorities ' actions are politically motivated nature in connection with the election. However, the head of the national audit office Ivan Tertel claimed that criminal cases against top managers of Belagroprombank and the presidential race are in no way connected.
Belarusian human rights organizations became aware of Babariko and other captured members of his initiative group as political prisoners.
Presidential elections in Belarus scheduled for 9 August. Applications for the registration of candidates filed 7 people, and among them the acting head of the country Alexander Lukashenko. The election campaign starts July 14 and will last until 8 August.