a Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich, winner of the Nobel prize in literature, addressed to the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko with an appeal to resign, RBC reports referring to “Radio Svoboda”.
the author said that he would like to advise the President of the Republic “to leave beautifully”, however, in her opinion, due to the outbreak of mass protests that will not happen. “Get out until later, until you throw people into a horrible abyss, into the abyss of civil war! Get out!” — said the author.
we will Remind, in Belarus the fourth day of protests against the results of voting in the presidential election that took place on August 9. According to official data of the CEC, the winner was Alexander Lukashenko: it is the election Commission has counted more than 80%, and his rival from the opposition Svetlana Tikhanovski — only 10%. However, witnesses and observers reported fraud in the areas. She Tikhanovski said that scored at least 70%, and the results of voting are forged. The day after the election, she left Belarus and now is in Lithuania. Across the country there are mass protests, they are accompanied hard by arrests, beatings of protesters and attacks by security forces on passersby and cars. Injured several hundred people, there are victims.