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“50 people cramped in one prison cell, all arrested beaten up”

Conditions at Minsk Akrestsina Detention Center, where protesters are kept 11 August 2020, 22:41 | Radio Free Europe Two actresses of Belarus Free Theatre, Sviatlana Sugaka and Nadezhda Brodskaya, are kept under arrest at Akrestsina detention center in Minsk. They were sentenced to 10 and 13 days respectively.  On 9 August, they were detained during…

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Golineh Atai, WDR, comments on the situation in Belarus

11 August 2020, 22:39 | tagesschau.de Autocrats from all over the world have learned a lot from Lukashenko: the leaders of Venezuela, China and Iran appreciate and honour him. Thanks to state coffers filled with Russian money and European ignorance towards Belarus, Lukashenko was able to govern repressively for 26 years. But now the game…

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“Europe must immediately show solidarity with Belarusian people” — representative of German Marshall Fund

11 August 2020 | svaboda.org What must have been another “elegant victory” for Alexander Lukashenko turned into slaughter, says Joerg Forbrig, director of Marshal’s Fund in Central and Eastern Europe. “Lukashenko has openly declared war to the people of his country. But this war he has already lost, no matter the direction, the price in…

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Poster butchery and why there is no legitimate authority in Belarus anymore

11 August, 2020 | Dmitry Navosha, Forbes The outrageous presidential election campaign and subsequent brutal dispersion of mass-protests may well be part of Aleksandr Lukashenko’s original plans. The consequences, however, for the incumbent leader of Belarus, and the country’s elites, may turn out to be catastrophic yet. It has only become apparent now why Lukashenko…

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Belarus: Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the presidential elections

11 August 2020, 18:40 | European Council On 9 August, Presidential elections took place in the Republic of Belarus.  The EU has been following the developments leading to the presidential elections closely. During the electoral campaign, the people of Belarus have demonstrated the desire for democratic change. However, the elections were neither free nor fair.  State…

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“Lukashenko lives in one country, the rest of the people live in another”

Explaining protests in Belarus 11 August 2020 | Hanna Belovolchenko, Zaborona Presidential elections took place on 9 August in Belarus. According to exit polls, current President Alexander Lukashenko received 80% of the votes. The announcement of this result caused widespread protests. In Minsk, police used tear gas, stun grenades, and rubber bullets against protesters. More…

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Arrest conveyor in Zhodzina

Monologue of a Minsker released due to judges time pressure 11 August 2020, 15:57 | Aliaksandr Baradzikhin, MediaZona Yuri Meleshkevich, 37, a member of the council of the center-right BPF party (Belarusian Popular Front party), was detained by riot police (OMON) in the center of Minsk on August 7 during the crackdown of an opposition…

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A resuscitationist Andrei Vitushka and his wife Kryscina were arrested in Minsk

Kryscina suffers from diabetes and she probably hasn’t got necessary meds with her 11 August 2020, 14:16 | Nadezhda Kalinina, TUT.BY A resuscitationist Andrei Vitushka and his wife analyst Kryscina Vitushka were arrested in the evening of the 10th August near Minsk Central police precinct. They were looking for their under-age son who was captured…

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Second night of protests over Belarus presidential election results

Violence, shootings, and barricades. One person dead 11 August 2020, 04:23 | Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty On August 10, for the second night in a row thousands of protesters took to the streets across Belarus. People showed their disagreement with the official results of the presidential election. Mass protests and violent clashes with…