presidential campaign of 2020

Year passes since arrest of might-have-been presidential candidate Viktar Babaryka, his son Eduard
Viktar Babaryka was standing a good chance to win the 2020 presidential election in Belarus, but he was taken into custody and barred from running for presidency.
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.
Lukashenka in dismay and society as primary actor. What election-2020 holds for Belarusians?
No one knows what will happen in Belarus on August 9 and later. We can assume that the results of the presidential election, which Alyaksandr Lukashenka has no chance of winning, will be falsified. We can also assume that protesters contesting fraudulent elections will be dispersed by force. All this has happened before, but this time things are different in many ways.
Another trustee of Tsikhanouskaya detained
We don’t know what the detention is connected with.
‘Change!’ Authorities disrupt Tsikhanouskaya's rally, but thousands still come
On Thursday evening, several thousand Minskers gathered in Kyiv Garden in Minsk to express solidarity with presidential candidate Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya. A few hours earlier, her campaign office had to cancel the pre-election rally in the Peoples’ Friendship Park that was scheduled for 5 am on August, 6.
Tsikhanouskaya's team barred from holding big pre-election rally in Belarusian capital
The campaign office of the presidential candidate Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya has decided to cancel a rally and concert in Bangalore Square in Minsk. The event was expected to start at 5 pm on August, 6.
Minsk: Police warn Tsikhanouskaya’s campaign head against holding today’s rally
On August 6, the Minsk police gave an ‘explanatory talk’ to Maryia Maroz, head of Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya’s campaign office.
Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya: No one wants bloodshed, but Lukashenka keeps warning against ‘maidan’
When interviewing Lukashenka’s unexpected opponent Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya, 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.
Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya in Hrodna Region. Big photo report
Big photo report from Hrodna, Vaukavysk and Slonim
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.
Just the start: 460K Belarusian citizens join initiative to protect votes
As of Monday afternoon, about 460,000 citizens have registered on the online platform Golos (Vote).
Lukashenka’s unexpected rival publishes presidential programme
Presidential hopeful Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya has her presidential programme released; the document is available on her official webpage.
EU comments on non-registration of presidential candidates
The EU is convinced that the exclusion of candidates limits the ability of the Belarusian people to express their will.