Voices from Russia

Monday, 12 September 2016

12 September 2016. Look Who Voted in the Belarus Election!








Look at who voted in the Belarus election… yes, Virginia, opposition candidates did win seats in the local talkshop. I think that this was rather cool…



Friday, 11 September 2015

11 September 2015. Bernie on Elections

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Friday, 4 September 2015

4 September 2015. Bernie on Election Day

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Friday, 9 November 2012

President Lukashenko on American Elections… and on Western Double Standards


President Lukashenko referred to the USA, which fancies itself as a stronghold of democracy, “So, international observers arrived, and they told them that if they crossed the threshold, they’d arrest them. What if we acted like that? We invite them, and Americans act as observers in Belarus. We don’t arrest them. However, even today, they want to be able to count our votes. It’s a manifestation of double and triple standards. We can’t allow it.

I haven’t noticed any concern here about the American election. I don’t show any concern nor does our government. The Minsk Mayor, the Central Election Commission, the Oblast Governors don’t, and even media reporters don’t. They can hold elections any way they want. The entire world laughs at these elections. Firstly, they’re indirect elections; secondly, a man with fewer votes can become President. What kind of elections are those? Nevertheless, they like it this way, its traditional; the people are silent whilst the leaders are pleased. Well, may God be with you.

Don’t stress yourselves over it. Whatever we do here, if we pursue policies in the interests of our nation in order to preserve our independence and self-determination, in order to decide where we’re going, it won’t be advantageous for them. They’d challenge us, and bomb us, until their people rose to power in our country. We should build our own life, and we should keep at bay those who’d violate that”.

6 November 2012



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