election campaign

Jailed political activist Babaryka answers questions about current political situation in Belarus
The trial of Viktar Babaryka will continue on March 22.
The Country to Live in
This is the story of Dzmitryy Lukomski and Vyaleta Mayshuk, members of the “The Country to Live in” group. They campaigned for Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya during election campaign in Belarus. They were forced to leave Belarus due to persecution.
Last farewell to deceased protester Alyaksandr Taraykouski (video, photo)
On Saturday, Belarusians are paying last respects to Alyaksandr Taraykouski, a 34-year-old resident of Minsk who died during the crackdown on protesters at Pushkinskaya metro station on August, 10. His death was officially confirmed by the authorities, but many people doubt the official version.
Riot police grab people from Minsk streets on eve of election
On Saturday evening, OMON riot police were hunting for people who participated in the impromtu solidarity action in Minsk.
Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya: No one wants bloodshed, but Lukashenka keeps warning against ‘maidan’
When interviewing Lukashenka’s unexpected opponent Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya, Belsat.eu asked her about social mobilisation, political responsibility and the maidan-like protests which, according to the incumbent president, are brewing at the instigation of the opposition.
Lukashenka promises changes in Constitution and doubling of salaries
Alyaksandr Lukashenka has published his election program.
Early voting kicks off in Belarus
Any Belarusian citizen who for some reason or other cannot show up at a polling station on the main election day has the opportunity to cast their vote on August 4-8.
Stoubtsy authorities disrupt rally in support of Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya
The construction equipment was driven to the stadium Youth, where the meeting was to be held, and the repair work was simulated.
‘May the walls collapse’. Polish Solidarity voices support for Belarusians ahead of election
The people of Belarus are not and cannot remain alone in their fight, the activists of Poland’s legendary movement ‘Solidarity’ declared in their address to ‘Belarusian friends’ in the wake of pre-election repression in the neighbouring country.
Record 63K participants in Tsikhanouskaya’s pre-election rally in Minsk
On July 30, another rally in support of presidential candidate Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya took place in the Peoples’ Friendship Park in Minsk. According to human rights centre Viasna, 63,000 persons took part in the event, which has become a new record for the recent ten years.
Authorities warn candidates of ‘possible provocations’ at pre-election events
On July 29, CEC Chairperson Lidziya Yarmoshyna summoned all the presidential candidates to the Belarusian Central Election Commission without giving any reason.
Syarhei Tsikhanouski's detention extended for another two months
His wife Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya wrote about it on Facebook.
CEC chair proposes schedule for polling station observers
The electoral commissions will independently determine the time for observers.