According to Tass news agency, on the same day, Russian Presidents press secretary Peskov said that Putin had no plan to visit Belarus at present.
According to the Belarusian news agency, Belarusian president Lukashenko said during an inspection tour in the northeastern city of olsa on the 28th that he and Putin believed that under the current circumstances, if Belarus and Russia are negligent, western countries may turn Belarus into a battlefield and a springboard against Russia, subvert the White regime and foster a new regime.
Belarus held a presidential election on August 9, and current president Lukashenko won by a high vote. On the night of the election, people held rallies in many parts of Belarus to protest the election process and results. At present, protests continue throughout Belarus.