Two supporters of opposition candidates in the upcoming presidential election in Belarus have been attacked in the Western region of Hrodna. Kiryl Semyanchuk, who supports Uladzimer Nyaklaeu was assaulted by two men while he was distributing leaflets. A passer-by claimed she witnessed the two men leave a police car before the attack. In a second incident on the same day, Danila Kylauko, a supporter of presidential candidate Yaraslau Ramanchuk was hit and verbally abused by one man. Belarus’ presidential election is set to take place on 19 December.