Alexander Lukashenko held a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin. This was reported by the press service of Belarusian president.
“The presidents discussed the situation that is developing in and around the Republic of Belarus,” the message says.
Earlier, Alexander Lukashenko said that aggression was unfolding against Belarus and he wanted to contact Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“I want to say that the protection of Belarus today is no less than the protection of our entire space, the Union State, and an example to others. If the Belarusians fail, this wave will roll there. That is why they clung to us so much,” Lukashenko noted.
The protests in Belarus began on the evening of August 9, after voting in the presidential elections in the country.
After the announcement of the preliminary election results, protests began in several cities of Belarus, the most massive took place in Minsk. The protests continue to this day. More than 6 700 people were detained during the protests.
As we reported, the Belarusian oppositionist, ex-presidential candidate Valery Tsepkalo, together with his associates, intends to collect documents for the Hague International Court of the United Nations regarding violations of the incumbent President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko. Such an initiative is being launched within the framework of the National Salvation Front of Belarus, Tsepkalo said in an interview with Interfax-Ukraine.
“We are now preparing documents on Lukashenko’s crimes against specific Belarusians. During his message, he confessed how he killed people without trial and investigation, said that he had given Sheiman (Viktor Sheiman - General Prosecutor of Belarus in 2000-2004, head of the Presidential Administration of Lukashenko in 2004 -2006 - ed.) The team and he "killed these scum." I mean Gonchar, Zakharenko, Krasovsky and others. He actually confessed to killing political opponents," the politician said.