Belarus opposition leaders creating political party: video | News


FILE PHOTO: Belarusian opposition politician Maria Kolesnikova waves as she arrives for questioning at the Investigative Committee in Minsk,

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Belarus opposition leader Maria Kolesnikova and members of the team of Viktor Babariko, who was jailed at the start of the campaign, said on Monday they were forming a new political party, called Together, a video shared online showed.

“The country is in a political and socio-economic crisis, and together we know, how to exit this crisis… Very soon we will hand in the paperwork needed for registration,” Kolesnikova said in the video.

(Writing by Polina Ivanova; Editing by Chris Reese)