In the Belarus opposition politician, Svetlana Tichanowskaja their willingness to takeover. She was ready to lead her country, she said on Monday in Lithuania, spread this Video message. At the same time, and to create the legal framework for a new and fair election. The security apparatus in their home country, they appealed to the government of President Aleksandr Lukashenka.
presidential candidate Tichanowskaja was traveling after the election last weekend, according to the information of your team to threats from the authorities after Lithuania out. "I had no illusions in regard to my political career," she said. "I wanted to be a politician, but the fate of added to it." The most Important is the independence of Belarus was. "It is the constant that must not be lost under any circumstances." You asked in the Video, the security forces and employees of the judiciary, to change the page: "If you decide, not criminal orders to carry out and to the side of the people, they are forgiven them."
Lukashenka has ruled the country for 26 years authoritarian. After the election he had declared himself the winner by a large margin. The Opposition spoke of fraud and responded with demonstrations against the security forces, part brutal offenders. Tichanowskajas man is considered to be the opposition for some time in detention in Belarus.
The neighboring Poland, meanwhile, the Situation on its border to white Russia. "We are watching what is happening in Belarus, just like all Nato countries, and we will also look at what is happening at our borders," said Deputy defense Minister Wojciech Skurkiewicz in broadcasting. "We will not be in this observation, passive."
strike as the greatest pressure?
plans of The Belarusian army, from 17. to 20. August in the vicinity of a nuclear power plant in Poland and Lithuania, the adjacent Region of Grodno Exercises to hold as the news Agency RIA on Sunday, citing the Ministry of defense reported. Lukashenka had previously said that the air forces in Belarus would be transferred of the Western border.
Meanwhile, the opponents of Lukashenka at the beginning of the new working week ceiling called operated to nationwide strikes in the state. The work stoppage will break the Basis for the power apparatus of the state apply to the establishments in the former Soviet Republic, is fundamental for the Functioning of the state. The work collective should Express your displeasure with the torture in the prisons and about the deaths, it was said in the Call. In the Morning, the first strikes began.Updated Date: 17 August 2020, 05:19