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German Press on Election Fraud and Repressions in Belarus
German Press on Election Fraud and Repressions in Belarus
Unknown to most Germans, Belarus only pops up in their consciousness during the elections in the country. This is also due to the fact that German reporters cover events in...
30 December 2010
US Media Decry Violence in Belarus Election
US Media Decry Violence in Belarus Election

On the election day grim news of violence on Minsk’s Independence Square appeared in all major US newspapers. The media invariably used an appositive “post-Soviet state” and many papers...

29 December 2010
Belarus Elections in the Focus of Polish Press
Belarus Elections in the Focus of Polish Press

The recent presidential elections in Belarus have received significant attention in Polish press. All major media such as Gazeta Wyborcza and Rzeczpospolita followed the events related to the elections.

27 December 2010
An Action Movie Accompanied by Balalaika
An Action Movie Accompanied by Balalaika

Very few remember that in 1993, the Belarus House of Government was stormed by some Alexander Lukashenka who was then a member of the Belarus parliament. Police did not let Mr Lukashenka inside the building, but he was breaking...

23 December 2010
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A Pyrrhic Victory of Lukashenka

Bloody clashes in Minsk last Sunday were unprecedentedly shocking for many people even not interested in politics. And perhaps for the first time one can hear common people here in Belarus condemning police and authorities for beatings and maiming...

23 December 2010
Pyrrhic Victory of Lukashenka
Pyrrhic Victory of Lukashenka

Very few remember that in 1993, the Belarus House of Government was stormed by some Alexander Lukashenka who was then a member of the Belarus parliament. Police did not let Mr Lukashenka inside the building, but he was breaking...

23 December 2010
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Guardian: Time to Confront Europe’s Mugabe

The Guardian, a leading British newspaper, described the recent violence and torture used by the Belarus authorities following the rigged presidential elections. The newspaper calls Alyaksandr Lukashenka the European Mugabe. It also quotes Belarusian analysts who think that the...

22 December 2010
European Foreign Ministers: Lukashenko the Loser

22 December 2010
Belarus Elections: the Opposition Achieved All It Could

By convening tens of thousands in the post-election protest, the democratic opposition achieved all it could. The false impression of a democratic election was destroyed. Despite...

22 December 2010
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Authorities of Belarus Take Hostages Preparing for Diplomatic War with the West

Yesterday Belarus authorities announced criminal charges against former presidential candidates. Also charged are their aides and journalists – eighteen people in total. These people are already kept in a special KGB prison and are likely to be used as...

21 December 2010
Fiasco for the West: Arrests Follow Beatings in Belarus

21 December 2010
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Another Attempt to Civilize the Belarusian Leader Failed

https://belarusdigest.com/story/another-attempt-to-civilize-the-belarusian-leader-failed/

20 December 2010
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Belarusian Americans Condemn Brutality Against Peaceful Demonstrators in Minsk

On December 19, members of the Belarusan-American Association monitoring the results of the presidential election in Belarus had adopted the following statement: · We, the members of the Belarusan-American Association, both American citizens as well as new immigrants, express our...

20 December 2010
Blood on the Streets as Belarus Authorities Announce Election Results

Between thirty and fifty thousand people gathered in the center of Minsk on Sunday to protest against the officially announced results of presidential elections. Despite the freezing cold,...

19 December 2010
Belarus: from Democracy to Dictatorship through Elections

Charismatic Alyaksandr Lukashenka was elected 1994, when Belarus had its first and so far the only relatively free presidential elections. Lukahsenka won giving promises of...