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Day 39 – Shoygu in Minsk, Lukashenko on the Western Conspiracy

Day 39 – Shoygu in Minsk, Lukashenko on the Western Conspiracy

On Wednesday, after the meeting with the Minister of Defense of Russia – Sergey Shoygu, Lukashenko announced that he approached Russia regarding new types of armaments. This was supposed to take place in a conversation with Putin in Sochi. However, the Kremlin denied Lukashenko’s words the same day.

Day 38 – Criticism from the EU, Vatican joins the case

Day 38 – Criticism from the EU, Vatican joins the case

Tuesday, September 15, was marked by further sentences for weekend detainees as well as new detentions of protesters. According to the independent Human Rights Center “Viasna,” at least 270 sentences were handed down in Belarus on that day.

Day 37 – Lukashenko in Sochi, Russian soldiers in Belarus

Day 37 – Lukashenko in Sochi, Russian soldiers in Belarus

On Monday, September 14, a meeting between Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko took place at the Russian President’s residence in Sochi. This is the first foreign visit of the Belarusian president after the August 9 election.

Day 36 – Another Sunday of mass protests

Day 36 – Another Sunday of mass protests

The Belarusian Ministry of Internal Affairs informed in the evening of September 13 that several hundred people were detained on that day, including over 400 in Minsk. The largest protest took place in the capital. About 150,000 people took to the streets.

Day 33 – Prosecutor’s Offensive

Day 33 – Prosecutor’s Offensive

On Thursday, September 10, the Ministry of Internal Affairs gave official information about the protests in Belarus the day before. The police detained a total of 37 people, mostly in Minsk. Also on Thursday Lukashenko introduced the employees of the Prosecutor General’s Office to their new boss – Andrei Shved.

Day 30 – Abduction of Coordination Council members

Day 30 – Abduction of Coordination Council members

Representatives of the opposition’s Coordination Council – Volha Kavalkava and Pavel Latushko, who are currently residing in Poland, informed in a statement issued on Monday that since August 9, over 10,000 people have already been detained, over 450 people have been subjected to torture, in addition to those who were killed and are still missing.

Day 29 – March of Unity in Minsk, protests also in other cities

Day 29 – March of Unity in Minsk, protests also in other cities

More than 100,000 people took part in the March of Unity, which took place on September 6 in Minsk, on the central street of the city – the Prospectus of the Winners. This is another Sunday’s mass protest after the falsified presidential election.

Day 27 & 28 – Diplomatic struggle | Women’s march and student protest

Day 27 & 28 – Diplomatic struggle | Women’s march and student protest

A women’s march took place in Minsk on Saturday, September 5, with an estimated 10,000 people taking part. The militia allowed them walk on the streets of the capital without stopping any of the participants. The police forces were more brutal in handling another protest that took place in Minsk that day.

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