They had to use Lukashenka's flags.
A running race on the occasion of the forthcoming Victory Day was held in Minsk today. It was organised by pro-Russian public association Rumol, the initiative group “I change myself. I change the world”, Slavic Running and the Workout Community Belarus, Nasha Niva newspaper reports.
About 40 people ran from Gorky Park to Minsk Hero City Monument. The participants tried to unfurl the Soviet flag, but left only official Lukashenka's one after a short conversation with policemen.