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Despite the freezing cold, Belarussian opposition continues to protest,
in downtown Minsk...
~Those linked as post-election detail- (March 20th to 22nd)
~Gatewaypundit, and more at: instapundit.
[Putin says election, "Was not fraudulent."]
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Munich (10/19): "Apart from the three Baltic countries, none of the former Soviet republics has become a democratic state. The rule is that those who seized power in the former Soviet Union are not giving up voluntarily"...
Berliner Zeitung: (10/19): "To give up the policy of critical dialogue would mean that we do not hold Lukashenko responsible for respecting democratic standards."
Italy: (10/19) "Belarusians fear a bloodbath...In a protest on the outskirts of Minsk, at least 70,000 people will reportedly speak out against the vote rigging and will ask for freedom and the dictator's destitution."
Switzerland: (10/19) "We can't ignore what is happening to the brotherly people or let the regime that puts its political opponents behind bars and shuts down universities grow stronger."
AUSTRIA:(10/19) "The Western world is simply at a loss. But about 10 million people of Belarus will apparently have to live in a state of autocratic bondage."
those elder of the population, and those
who watched him rise to power.(Below)
According to Belarus' Central Electoral Commission, 6,626 polling stations have been set up for 7,020,000 registered eligible voters in the country and abroad. The vote is being monitored by more than 30,000 domestic and 1,300 foreign observers.
The election will be deemed valid if voter turnout exceeds 50%. The candidate for whom more than 50% of the ballots are cast will be declared the winner.
Voting will continue till 8 pm local time (6 pm GMT). Preliminary results are expected to be released in the early hours of Monday.
Carnival of the Clueless #37!
Carnival of Liberty XXXVII!