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Day 77 & 78 – Tsikhanouskaya’s General Strike

Day 77 & 78 – Tsikhanouskaya’s General Strike

Over 300 demonstrators were detained in Minsk, Brest, Grodno, Mogilev and Lida on Monday. If the opposition hoped that the strike would turn into a real general strike on its first day, it was wrong.

Day 75 & 76 – Clock is Ticking for Lukashenko

Day 75 & 76 – Clock is Ticking for Lukashenko

Although clock is ticking for Lukashenko as there are only two days left behind People’s Ultimatum, the dictator plays unbothered visiting the Slutsk region visit fields, farms and pursue the planned “tastings.”

Day 73 – Lukashenko running out of time

Day 73 – Lukashenko running out of time

Lukashenko puts everything at stake and plans to organise a mega rally against the opposition in Minsk. According to the reports, regional authorities have received an order which obliged them to provide a certain number of participants to the rally.

Day 71 – Arrests of Journalists, Pensioners’ Protest

Day 71 – Arrests of Journalists, Pensioners’ Protest

On October 19, Minsk hosted two pensioners’ protests: supporters and opponents of the regime. The opposition’s demonstration was several times bigger than the pro-government one. Both protests took place in the same location – on Independence Square.

Day 70 – Sunday Marked by Protests

Day 70 – Sunday Marked by Protests

At least 30,000 people participated in Sunday’s opposition march in Minsk. Moreover, demonstrations took place in other cities of Belarus.

Day 67 – Tech giant accused of censorship

Day 67 – Tech giant accused of censorship

In search of an end-to-end encrypted platform to organise peaceful protests and rallies, the people of Belarus have turned towards an instant messaging app called Telegram.

Day 65 – Lukashenko given ultimatum

Day 65 – Lukashenko given ultimatum

On Tuesday, October 13, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya announced that she would stage a national strike if Alexander Lukashenko does not meet the following three demands of the opposition by October 25: end violence against protesters, release all political prisoners and announce his resignation from office of the president.

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