Monthly Archives: August 2020

Lukashenko: Belarusians will be on their knees like Ukraine if they ditch me

In response to the ongoing mass protests against the results of the recent presidential election in Belarus, the country’s president Aleksandr Lukashenko asserted that Belarus faces an existential threat from NATO and Ukraine. In an emotional speech during a pro-regime meeting in Minsk, which is believed to be organized by the authorities, the country’s self-perpetuating leader accused NATO of saber-rattling.

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Ukrainian delegation initiates Belarusian Declaration in PACE

Declaration condemns the use of force against peaceful protesters The Ukrainian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) with the support of the delegations of Great Britain, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania initiated the Belarusian Declaration. This was announced by the head of the delegation, the MP from the Servant of the People Yelyzaveta Yasko on Facebook.

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“Farewell speech of a tired man.” Svaboda analyst Vital Tsygankou about Lukashenka’s speech

Svaboda analyst Vitaly Tsygankov assesses Lukashenka’s speech at a rally near the government house. About 10,000 participants from all over the country were brought to the rally in support of Alyaksandr Lukashenka. Many of them are officials and law enforcement officers. This, of course, speaks not only of his real support in society, but also of the current atmosphere in the

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“Boys are paid 30 rubles, girls – 60.” Minister Karaev on Taraikovsky’s resignation

The resignation of the Minister of Internal Affairs will not lead to anything good, but, on the contrary, will demoralize the personnel. This opinion was expressed by Interior Minister Yuri Karaev, answering questions from a TUT.BY correspondent in Independence Square. – I have already said that I feel sorry for the beaten and take responsibility, – said Karaev. – How is Latushka: should I resign? And

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“26 years of nightmare must end!”. Resolution of the rally participants of the Freedom March

Participants of the rally of many thousands near the stele “Minsk is a city-hero” supported the demand of the coordinator of the joint headquarters Maria Kolesnikova for the resignation of Alexander Lukashenko. “Our main demand is that the former president must resign. 26 years of nightmares should end, it should not continue, ”Kolesnikova said to the applause of the protesters. “We

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Images From Belarus

It is said that an image speaks a thousand words. These two images speak thousands of words, none of them good for Luka. Pretty impressive turnout by the rats, not even Luka can claim victory in these images. Plus the opposition are from Minsk. Luka’s supporters were bussed in from all over Belarus, with a choice of go, or lose

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220.000 Belarussians protesting in Minsk against Lukashenko

   About 220.000 Belarussians have gathered in Minsk, demanding Lukashenko to resign. This is the largest protest in Belarus’ history ever recorded. Meanwhile Ukrainian MPs have slammed president Zelensky for not supporting the protesters. We recall the EU did not recognize the election results and introduced sanctions against Belarus’ leadership. © 2020 Euronews TV

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Alexei Bayer: Landscape after Lukashenko

A chorus of Russian politicians, propagandists, and ordinary concerned citizens on social media howl about the possibility of “another Maidan” in Minsk — i.e., a repeat of the Ukrainian EuroMaidan Revolution in Belarus. Despicable Margarita Simonyan, the head of Putin’s Russia Today propaganda outlet, even went as far as to demand that Russia send troops to the neighboring state to

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Belarus’ Lukashenko to move air assault brigade to country’s western border amid protests & NATO activity in Poland, Lithuania

Warning! This article contains Russian/Belarus propaganda about invisible enemies. Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has said an air assault brigade will be moved to the country’s border, amid massive anti-government protests that the leader has dubbed a “color revolution” directed by foreign agents. Speaking to state media on Saturday, Lukashenko said he was “worried” that NATO was carrying out military exercises

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Chilling testimonies of police brutality, humiliation & “re-education” amid vicious crackdown on Belarusian protesters

Article by: Asia Panasevich, Aleksei Shuntov, Aleksandr Borodikhin On Thursday, August 13, the Minister of Internal Affairs of Belarus Yuri Karayev apologized for the injuries sustained by “random people in the protests who got it in the neck”. According to the mayor of Zhodzina, 500 people were released from the local pre-trial detention center. Late in the evening, dozens of

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Trump Says He’ll Look Into a Pardon for Edward Snowden

The remarks seemed to be a shift for President Trump, who repeatedly called Mr. Snowden a “traitor” and “spy who should be executed” in the years before his election. President Trump said on Saturday that he would consider pardoning Edward J. Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who faced criminal charges after leaking classified documents about vast government surveillance.

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Ukrainian banner on balloons launched over occupied Crimea

20:30, 15 August 2020 – UNIAN Former political prisoner of the Kremlin, Volodymyr Balukh, shared photos of the event on a social network. Activists have launched a Ukrainian national flag into the skies over the Russian-occupied Crimean peninsula, says Volodymyr Balukh, a former political prisoner released from Kremlin captivity in one of the prison swap efforts. Incidentally, it was precisely

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No, Kamala Harris Isn’t A ‘Moderate’ — She’s A Radical Threat To America

The media are spinning Kamala Harris as a ‘centrist’ and a ‘moderate.’ In reality, she’s a leftist who could be one heartbeat away from the Oval Office. By Joshua Lawson THE FEDERALIST Once Joe Biden named Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate for the upcoming 2020 election, it didn’t take long for the media to begin its latest attempt

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Why Putin Is Backing an Ungrateful Despot in Belarus

Bloomberg Opinion Russia’s president is wary of democratic uprisings in former Soviet states. By Eli Lake, 13/08/2020, 16:15:24 Russian President Vladimir Putin knows how to troll. In the midst of a democratic uprising in Belarus, in which thousands of citizens have taken to the streets to reject last weekend’s stolen election, Putin offered the nation’s struggling dictator his congratulations. “I hope your state

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Women make the difference in Belarus

By Franak Viacorka and Melinda Haring. August 15, 2020. Washington Post Franak Viacorka is a non-resident fellow at the Atlantic Council, and Melinda Haring is the deputy director of the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center. Today, thousands of women in white are streaming down the main avenue in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, protesting against police violence and the disputed results

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