TOL's Belarus Blog writes about Belarusian athletes speaking up for the outcast white-red-white flag – and Belarusian fans promoting it abroad: “There is one embarassment, though: Lukashenka cannot prevent waving of the banned flag abroad, and wave they do! Every away game, any hockey championship, etc. becomes an opportunity for the adherents of the national to poke them in front of the official TV and Lukashenka faces. This just happened once again during this year’s world hockey championship in Riga.”
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