Belarus. Thousands of Belarusians protested after the authorities prevented several politicians from fighting for presidency. Video and photo from the Internet shows dozens of cases in which protesters attack OMON and release their previously detained comrades. The “valiant” OMON riot police have not seen this attitude of the people for a long time. This can explain their bravery when they break into a crowd of protesters in a small group and are dumbfounded by the pressure. That’s how the cops were last seen in the 90s. Those who served then are now retired or working in offices. Cheeky young men from OMON, who live on the shoulders of the working population, have until recently felt powerful in the country.Continue reading #Belarus: Belarusian society builds muscles – comments on the July 14 protests
Belarus. In the last 3 months, the Belarusian government has shown its failure to solve serious urgent problems. And if the problem with economy is not new for the country, then Lukashenka’s inability to overcome the coronavirus destroys the myth that without centralization the society will be plunged into chaos.Continue reading #Belarus: Bankruptcy of the Belarusian statehood
Belarus. Some of you might have seen Belarus in news on Coronavirus. Dictator Lukashenko didn’t want to move on with quarantine. Instead he was generating ideas to solve the problem with COVID-19. For example, in one of his press conference he suggested that vodka and sauna can save you from the virus. Driving tractor in the field was also one of the options. To show the dedication to the cause of ignoring coronavirus Lukashenko even organized a military parade on 9 May – day of victory in the second world war.Continue reading Escalation of political struggle in Belarus in last months in wake of president elections
Belarus. Video by Radix International about what the authoritarian Belarusian state calls “extremism”. The Belarusian state equates dissidents to terrorists.Continue reading #Belarus: Everyone who criticizes the state in a radical way are called“extremists”
Belarusian state continues an attack on anarchist web-resources. Recently it blocked several social media accounts of anarchist collective “Pramen” and its mirror on wordpress.org.
We already wrote about a case of a “The network”, in which Russian secret service FSB is fabricating the case about “terrorist anarchists”, knocking out false evidence from the accused by beatings and tortures.