Russia to Create New Political Party in Belarus

A Kremlin representative made an announcement regarding the intention by Russia to create a political party in Belarus that will support integration with Russia. However, the new party will oppose the current dictatorial regime of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko. Russia is one of only a handful of countries that recognized the legitimacy of the Belarusian presidential election.

Belarus- Protests Continue, Tens of Thousands Demand Lukashenko Must Go!

Just as it has become kind of a norm in Belarus every weekend, tens of thousands took to the streets today demanding that Lukashenko must step down as the nation’s president. It’s estimated that about 100,000 people took part in today’s demonstrations against President Alexander Lukashenko despite the heavy security deployed by the authorities.

Belarus: Lukashenko Blocks Over 50 News Websites.

Lukashenko desperately clinches onto power following a controversial election. The nation’s authorities have blocked more than 50 of the country’s news websites in a desperate bid to block the dissemination of news of Belarus. Among the blocked news websites are the popular Belsat, a satellite TV news channel that is funded by Poland. Also blocked was Radio liberty’s news website.