Former head of the European Council: Lukashenko wanted to create and lead the union of Ukraine and Belarus

In 2014, Alexander Lukashenko voiced the idea of ​​creating a union of Ukraine and Belarus and wanted to become the president of the two countries, BBC writes. Former President of the European Council Donald Tusk told about this in an interview with the Polish edition Onet. Discussing the latest events in Belarus, ...

'Forget about the great empire': Belarusians in the United States urged Putin to abandon support for Lukashenka

At a rally outside the Russian Embassy in Washington, activists asked Vladimir Putin to forget about the "great Russian empire." According to the Belarusian opposition, Putin's support for Lukashenka’s regime will spoil relations between Russians and Belarusians, says “Voice of America”. Protests Belarusians living in the USA held a protest ...

Putin accused Ukraine and the United States of sending Russians to Belarus

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the detention of Russians in Belarus is nothing more than a planned special operation by the Ukrainian and American special services. He expressed this opinion in an interview with the channel "Russia 24". Writes about this Meduza. “It's obvious now. This is a special services action. Of people…

Chain of unity in support of Belarus formed in Washington

From the Lithuanian embassy to the Belarusian embassy in Washington DC, a column of people lined up - a chain of unity. Americans, Belarusians, Ukrainians, Georgians and people of other nationalities came here to express their solidarity with the demonstrators in Belarus. This is stated in ...

Order, adrenaline, psychotropic drugs: why the Belarusian OMON is behaving so cruelly

The world was covered by footage and stories of demonstrators in Belarus about harsh detentions and bullying in isolation wards. 16-year-old Timur from Minsk, according to relatives, doctors had to put into a coma to cope with the injuries received from the riot police. They buried in Gomel at the weekend ...

For the first time in history: Ukraine recalls ambassador from Belarus

The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry decided to summon the Ambassador to Belarus Igor Kizim for consultations - after Alexander Lukashenko has repeatedly accused Ukraine of various unfriendly steps in recent days, BBC writes. This is the first time in the history of relations between countries. Why the Minister is being recalled ...

Mass action in support of protesters in Belarus was held in New York: photo report

On Saturday, August 15, about 2000 people gathered near the UN headquarters in New York in protest against the events in Belarus. Let us remind you that on August 9, presidential elections were held in Belarus, which turned out to be rigged. After the government announced preliminary results, ...

Hundreds of thousands took to the 'Freedom March' in Belarus: Lukashenko 'knelt'

On Sunday, August 16, the largest political protest action in the history of Belarus took place in Minsk - hundreds of thousands of people came out under white-red-white flags. Writes about this BBC. The action was peaceful, the security forces, who were in the center of the city with water cannons, did not pass the columns ...

'Finances objectionable to the state': activist collected $ 2 million for victims in Belarus

Seven thousand people were detained in Belarus in five days - many of the protesters were beaten by the security forces, some were tortured, most were fined or are serving an administrative arrest. More than two million dollars have already been raised for the victims of the protests. At the same time, money is collected through a personal Facebook ...

'Goodbye to life, you will be killed': how detained protesters are bullied in Belarus

In Belarus, after the protests that began after the presidential elections, thousands of people were detained, arrested and abused. Many were beaten, humiliated and starved to death. The BBC service spoke with several people who were ill-treated in Belarusian police vehicles, prisons and police departments. Alina ...

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