More than 2000 people have been detained in Belarus over the past day, and 21 police officers and soldiers of the Ministry of interior were injured in protest riots, the Ministry of internal affairs said on the 11th. The Ministry of internal affairs of Belarus said on the evening of August 10-11 that the protests continued in several cities, including Minsk and Brest, and the Ministry of the interior took “necessary measures to protect law and order and ensure public safety,” according to the Belarusian news agency on the 21st According to the news, 21 police officers and soldiers of the Ministry of the interior were injured due to the outbreak of conflict between the protestors and the police, and five of them were hospitalized. At the same time, more than 2000 people have been detained across the country, including attending unauthorized gatherings. The presidential election in Belarus was held on August 9. According to the statistics of the Central Election Commission, the current president Lukashenko got 80.08% of the vote, while the opposition candidate dihanovskaya got 10.09%. On the evening of that day, large-scale illegal protests broke out in several cities of Belarus.