Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

Belarus: Protesters Are Leaving the Square

LJ user lipski reports (RUS): “People are leaving the square en masse. The reasons: audibility is poor (people do not understand why they are standing there, what is being said and what is to be done afterwards), and it's cold. In 1-1 1/2 hours, there'll probably be 1-2 thousand people left.”

1 comment

  • […] As the BBC reports that thousands of Belarussian opposition supporters have gathered in the central square in Minsk to protest the presidential elections, it’s worth keeping an eye out on Global Voices’ Belorus page summarizing and linking to Belorussian blogs. In particular, GV reports that Andrei Khrapavitski is blogging events as they unfold. […]

Join the conversation

Authors, please log in »


  • All comments are reviewed by a moderator. Do not submit your comment more than once or it may be identified as spam.
  • Please treat others with respect. Comments containing hate speech, obscenity, and personal attacks will not be approved.

Love reading Global Voices?

Help us understand our readers by completing a quick survey »