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Belarus Kicks Off Large-Scale Military Drills Near Poland, Lithuania. Lukashenko Is Losing Propaganda War To Western-backed Opposition

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Belarus Kicks Off Large-Scale Military Drills Near Poland, Lithuania. Lukashenko Is Losing Propaganda War To Western-backed Opposition

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On August 16, the Belarusian Armed Forces announced large-scale military drills near the country’s nuclear plant and in the Grodno region bordering Poland and Lithuania. The drills will take place on August 17-20 and involve rocket and artillery units, air-defense forces and airborne troops. Meanwhile, mechanized and battle tank brigades also hold live-fire exercises. The military added that forces will train to strengthen the country’s western border as part of the drills.

The military exercises served as a visual and powerful confirmation to earlier remarks by the country’s President Alexander Lukashenko about his readiness to defend Belarus from the ‘foreign interference’. Nonetheless, if earlier Lukashenko was widely speculating about unfriendly ‘Russian actions’ in an attempt to gain support of the media-active pro-Western opposition, after the presidential election his position shifted towards the ‘friendship’ with Russia and the repelling of ‘Western interference’. Indeed the main opposition propaganda and coordination center is managed from Poland, but this shift is rather a result of the complicated situation in which Lukashenko found itself rather than the admission of these apparent facts.

Meanwhile, the government also staged a large rally in center of Minsk in support of the acting president. President Lukashenko participated in the pro-government rally claiming that Belarus will cease to exist as a country if the destabilization efforts achieve success. He also warned about NATO troops deployed at Belarus’ border.

“I am kneeling for you, for the first time in my life. You have deserved it!” he said.

“Despite all the difficulties, all its flaws, we’ve built a beautiful country together. Who did you decide to surrender her to? If somebody wants to surrender the country, even when I am dead, I will not allow it.”

Despite the large pro-government rally in Minsk, Lukashenko and his supporters have been losing the media battle to anti-government structures supported from the West. Furthermore, on August 16, state-run channels ONT and STV reported about anti-government protests in an apaprent shift of their coverage. Earlier, pro-opposition sources claimed that at least a part of workers of state-media is going to join the so-called ‘nation-wide’ strike. A large number of workers from state-run plants participate in protests on a regular basis.

Among the main targets of the pro-opposition propganda campaign:

  • the Lukashenko government is about to collapse and his political regime will soon fall;
  • the dehumanization of Lukashenko (as a cockroach) and servicemembers of law enforcements (as fascists);
  • the promotion of the expected support of the so-called ‘international community’ (the US and the EU);
  • the promotion of violence again law enforcements (at least at the first stages of the protest; later, when rioters lost clashes to Police, opposition media started claiming that all demonstrations are ‘peaceful’)
  • the creation of the image of Belarus as a country with a strong economic basis and genuine ‘democratic values’ that are undermined by Lukashenko. According to them, if Minsk gets rid off Lukashenko and breaks ties with Russia, Belarus will immediately enter the era of wealth and prosperity (like Ukrane apparently);
  • the fueling of ‘fears’ of the coming Russian intervention and the seizure of entire Belarus by ‘bloody Russians’. The facts that Belarus is in fact economically, socially and militarily deeply integrated with Russia, a large part of population works in Russia and 100% of the population speaks Russian, are somehow ignored. By the way, Russian troops are officially deployed in Belarus already as a part of the existing military cooperation agreements.

Meanwhile, authorities said that security forces detained 2 persons that exploded an improvised explosive device near the supermarket “Belarus”. No casualties were reported.

As to anti-government demonstrations and actions, they continued increasing on August 16. According to reports, tens of thousands attending a protest in Minsk. The main event took place near a memorial to the fight against Nazi Germany, which is located near a war museum and that has a lot of space around it.

Protests continue with a large-scale support on the international scene with ‘groups of activists’ holding anti-Lukashenko rallies across Europe and mainstream media outlets widely speculating about the fall of the Lukashenko political regime and the upcoming Russian intervention to Belarus. All of these goes fully in the framework of the propaganda campaign described above.

The US and the EU continue pressuring Lukashenko on the international scene. On August 14, EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell said that the EU had refused to accept Lukashenko’s victory and promised sanctions against Belarusian officials. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also said that the election was rigged and threatened Lukashenko with sanctions.

The situation in Belarus, while in the terms of security is still mostly controlled by the Lukashenko circle, is pretty complicated. The propaganda war is about to be lost by Lukashenko, if not already, and supporters of the opposition are much more well-coordinated and have an upper hand in the field of media resources. The strike of large Belarusian plants undermined Lukashenko’s support base among work class. Supporters the president are poorly coordinated and not motivated for a real confrontation with the opposition due to the wide-scale usage of violence by police against peaceful rallies earlier. The aggressive Western-funded succeeded in gaining a wider support of the population (mainly due to mistakes by authorities and the non-proportional use of force) and is now trying to use the protest sentiments to overthrow the Lukashenko government or at least undermine the stability in the country to fuel the social and political instability and further.

At the same time, the harsh determination of Lukashenko to keep power and protect his political regime at any cost seem to be enough to prevent any regime-change attempts through power-based methods. Therefore, if Lukashenko’s “silent majority”, law enforcements and local elites remain loyal to him, he will be able to remain the president. Nonetheless, his chances to organize a controlled transfer of power to the chosen successor have apparently collapsed.

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Rodney Loder

Little grubs come out get squashed and go away, Putin will treat West’s putsch in Belarus same was a Xi Jinping treated Hong Kong grubs .

Icarus Tanović

Well said.

kamalashila

putin will do nothing. he can not cross the belarus border. belarus is an independent coubtry, you piece of shit!

Rodney Loder

Same same in Hong Kong but listen you shouldn’t refer to me in those terms of reference, when you do some of my Salafist Brothers think the Messiah should be avenged and someone comes to grief, there is nothing I can do it’s part of their Religion to keep the books in order, nothing to do with me, I am not Allah (swt) it’s on your head if you want to even it up publish your address kamalashila.

kamalashila

hongkong was part of China. belarus IS NOT part of russia.

Rodney Loder

Belarus was a part of the Soviet Union and it cannot be denied that the Holy Ghost which I brought to Earth was used by Freemason Catholic swine to destroy, also Companions in Heaven reported to me in 1977, which we refer to as the beginning of shock and awe, that my job to to further the development of this Universal cognitive evolutionary progression by ensuring that the Soviet Union became the guiding light of Civilization, however satan got the better of my Stalinist Brothers sold me down the river, thinking the Illuminati woul be true to their promise to make Russia a part of the wealthy nation’s club, of course they lied.

So Allah (swt) said all right if that’s the way you want to play it cop this, and so they did.

Satan is now on the back foot so I’m moving up the ladder, and my Companions in the Immortal Paradise tell me that if Belarus is washed away a great forbearance will be lost and further-more I personally might drop Christianity completely and only my pals on One Political Plaza will be saved, maybe not even some of them if Allah (swt) puts His (swt) foot down, I can only do my very best, I’m RTfriend on OPP check it out.

kamalashila

siet union ………………….. this is past

Rodney Loder

I didn’t say it wasn’t, I was pleading with my Comrades in Heaven before they became my Companions and they put it to Allah (swt) and He (swt) said I’d (swt) really like to help but because of the agreement I (swt) entered into with the newly created Fate at the beginning of this Universal Creation I (swt) can’t due to the fact that possibility can only be what comes about, and anyhow He (swt) said even if I (swt) concoct another Bolshevik Revolution in the West they don’t much recognise Jesus Christ in China and I’m (swt) not up to be listening to all that opium of the people stuff again, so I (swt) have to opt out.

That’s how my pleading ended up.

JIMI JAMES

It’s in the breeding,you low iq incestive disorientated low iq fascist loser bum!

Phoron

neat-o

Rodney Loder

Cool, !! and i got nothing against Jews, I would jahv led them back, but Allah.(swt) refused to let me be born till after Israel arc established by Ben Gurian who led the Jews back, a good mate ofcHitler.

JIMI JAMES

Bella russia.orthodox,you low iq degenerate soros homosexual orientated bot!
fkoff asswipe!

rightiswrong rightiswrong

He doesn’t need to, his army and airforce are already in Belarus you imbecile.
They are military allies, or didn’t you know that lifelong fact!

kamalashila

and muste leave belarus

be sure, putin will not attacj belarus. he knows exactly, if he does, will be no nordstream2, the EU will buy american gas, hard embargo like COCOM list during the cold war.

you all must reaklize, that a gas station has no power. gas station is not powerful countr. some old planes, submarines, ships and nukes will change nothing on this fact.

úutin had his chance, he has chosen the oligarchs and not the people. russia is faling faster and faster.

rightiswrong rightiswrong

Of course Russia won’t invade Belarus, they are not American savages.

Just how much of a discount does your Mom give to servicemen?

JIMI JAMES

listen up goos,you got no hope in hell yet heading to suicide,begone loser bum!

JIMI JAMES

You can shove your fake (eu independance) to where it belongs,in hell,you dumbass!

James Adams

What do you smoke? You sound like a fucking retard. I guess you don’t like democracy.

rightiswrong rightiswrong

You are a retard if you say you can hear him.

Did your Mom pass the virus to you too!

JIMI JAMES

Not that piece o insolent sht,it obviously must have came from incest:

JIMI JAMES

No he don’t need to respect you degenerate halfwitted insolent love it up ye ass p00fs!
Begone sprogbreath! Either way no future for you low iq degenerate soros kweers!

Rodney Loder

Listen James why don’t you show your address even be hibtvwoulnbe fine, my address is on OPP One Political Plaza RTfriend and descidescifvibsmokedci would have any finger left to hold the fagsxwit

JIMI JAMES

That is the most logical solution,there is too much good will to allow these minions to prosper!

Rodney Loder

Lukashenko wants a referendum to decide the issue, and Putin is no longer deluded by Western intentions, I think there is a push to get as much political recalibration done before Biden reverses everything in 2021, provided he wins of course, Trump isn’t Hillary and still wants to win.

HiaNd

Are you happy now for receiving that grinning, backstabbing snake Pompeo?! While in the same time spitting on Russia your only allay ?! You retarded, greedy, stupid cunt !

Icarus Tanović

He is not. This coup directed by Pompeo and USA won’t be working. This tactics has become stupid and we have seen what happened in other countries.

Jens Holm

I dont see that. But I see Lukashenko just as Putin has directed everything as they wished for many many years.

It makes no sense to have elections at all.

HiaNd

We all know that “he is not” happy.
I am just pissed with his stupid plan (when it was obvious in Ukraine example) that West can not wait for the opportunity to remove anybody even slightly pro Russian.
I would not be so sure (as you are) that this coup “will not be working” on the longer run… All is depending how much money is invested in subversion.
Poland and Baltic Nazi’s are more than willing to help CIA,MI6 and other EU secret services.
So this situation must be taken seriously.
It is Ttime for Belarus to start process of integration in Euro-Asian Union as soon as possible to prevent any further “surprises” from the West and gives right to Russian army to intervene.

Icarus Tanović

It won’t be working.

HiaNd

For the moment not, but on the longer run, you simply don’t know that !
Belarus like many others, has growing economic problems.
That is always fertile ground

Jens Holm

Showing more then one oppinion is not splitting. In my country its vital democrasy and we can make changes and do, because we also has tools for it. its not perfect but much better.

Putting in Pompeo as You do is the real propaganda. You say the oppinion in Bellarus are not even allowed to make their own choises by that.

JIMI JAMES

80% say you are dead wrong there (period)

Sean

You’re like a weird internet stalker who says shit to people they wouldn’t otherwise say to their face. Pompeo is just a puppet in Zogland.

Jens Holm

This is no propaganda war but cleaning Lukashenko propaganda away by facts.

JIMI JAMES

What facts? Medusas? incests? lgbtqs?soros? nwo? gaystappo? hato? cias? hitlers?
Don’t insult intellect fascist trolls,the word needs strong leaders,not hellary vile/evil soros sluts!

Rhodium 10

Lukashenko dont need such propagande…he knows that sooner or later Nazis armed gangs will appear… and will be combats between Nazis& nacionalist vs Security forces and somekind of pro Lukashenko militia…these pr government forces will have the support and aid of Russia and China..while Belarus troops deployed in Poland and Lithuania border avoid that any help and weapons could enter in Belarus.

Me&Myself None

The terrorist west aided by some eastern European tools are trying to do to Lukashenko what they did to Evo Morales of Bolivia, and to Belarus what they did to Ukraine. Lukashenko, hold your ground, do not make the same mistake as Evo Morales; do not accept any offer from these crooks for a recount, or another election monitored by them.

johnny rotten

It is no longer a question of Lukashenko but of ending like the land of the Ukrainian madmen, or not, hunger, misery, depopulation and biological warfare laboratories in the territory of Belarus, while as regards the media campaign in the West, the Belarusians cannot give a damn, it is up to them to choose the future, with this insistence Russia will cut relations with Western countries even more, in the West there is a criminal regime that does not even deserve to be heard.
Speaking of police harshness, it must be remembered that the French regime’s police have been a thousand times more negligent and bloodthirsty, so the Nazis of the €U should keep quiet.

Raptar Driver

Bingo!

Trap Is Not Gay

1) Doesn’t Lukashenko know what Jews do?

2) Why does Lukashenko let Jews operating the WHOLE media in Belarus?

Let Jews brainwashing THE WHOLE COUNTRY is like the “boiling frog” technique of preparing a coup, not any foolish “democracy” bullshit.

Jews do nothing other than turn your men into Jew’s pawns and give your women to negroes.

JewSA, Francefrika, Britainstan, etc all real time examples, just man up.

kamalashila

nobody is afraid of your hews. they are welcome! not like you or Lukashenka.

Fog of War

” nobody is afraid of your hews. ”

Say that at your place of enployment. Let us know what happens afterwards.

Raptar Driver

I predict that the Putin government will be complicit in the fall of Belarus. And will stand by, do nothing or not enough, maybe the minimal to save face, however you wanna say it.

Me&Myself None

Putin will seat there waiting at the last minute, by then it will be too late. Russia could have intervened in Syria when things were just started, it waited until the terrorists were about to capture its military bases there before it intervened.

Putin could have intervened in Ukraine on behalf of Yanukovitch, but waited until the situation was at a point of no return before he did anything. Putin is scared of the west, he is afraid of more sanctions, he is afraid of getting its Nord-Stream 2 project cancelled.

What surprised me the most about the Putin’s administration is their reaction after the coup in Bolivia against Evo Morales. Not only Putin stayed silent for days, but a few days later gave his support to the coup perpetrators, and said that his administration was willing to work with them. As a recompense the new de facto Bolivia government kicked RT out of Bolivia.

kamalashila

putin = zero to power 10 :)))))

JIMI JAMES

Wrong again low iq troll!

kamalashila

he lost ujraine, syria, lybia, etc.

Kishan Chali

LOL Syria is pro-Russian you dumbo. And Libya’s Haftar works with the Russians

kamalashila

lost tabqa damm, euphrates, oil fields, gas fields. syria has no future

Fog of War

Putin’s role in Syria is two fold.

1) To prevent the Jihadis from total victory and to prevent them from turning on Israhell.

2) To prevent the Syrian governemnt from actually winning the war and going back to normality.

http://redefininggod.com/trump-and-putin-agents-of-chabad-lubavitch/

Raptar Driver

Well said and many of us here on these boards are starting to come to this conclusion. Let’s just hope the Russian people follow quickly before Putin does too much more damage.

Fog of War

At this point I have to agree. I think Putin’s role is to be the ” good cop ” to the ZioAmerican ” bad cop ” and to provide a usefule ” enemy ” for the US propoganda machine. His other job is to facilitate the fall of Russia to the ZioAmerican empire. There doent seem to be any other explantion for his suspect actions / in actions.

http://redefininggod.com/trump-and-putin-agents-of-chabad-lubavitch/

Assad must stay

putin you gotta save him and stop the bullshit revolution!!!

kamalashila

putin must stay….

…. at home!

JIMI JAMES

Your not god troll,infact the opposite of what you say eventuates,because you= LOSER

Me&Myself None

Sometimes, Putin’s reaction to events around the world is very strange to me. He wasn’t like that back in the early 2000’s. He was a strong leader who stood up to the west (see a speech he gave at the 2007 Berlin’s security forum), now he is doing everything to become a puppet of the west.
– His reaction or lack of to Israel continue aggression against Syria is strange at best
– His quick support to the coup perpetrator in Bolivia was a surprise to me
– He seems to be doing everything he can in order to lose Belarus as his only true ally. Sure Lukashenko made a few mistakes, but it was clear to me that he did them in order to get Putin/Russia’s attention. I never believed for one second he was serious about joining the terrorist west.
– Why did he let Turkey into Syria and why did he accept to sell his S-400 to Turkey are things I have difficulty figuring out.
– If you check RT’s website, you will notice a complete change in behavior on their part. They are becoming more and more like Fox news. Complete support for whatever Trump stands for. You’ll have a better chance finding a needle at the bottom of the sea than finding any critic of Trump on this website.

Assad must stay

i agree, its weird and i dont like it, i hope he wasnt killed and then cloned or something, hopefully he returns to his early 2000s persona soon

J Roderet

There is no proof that President Lukashenko is losing a “propaganda war” vs the coup-plotters. I am talking about inside Belarus, not in the West’s MSM, which has always hated him and Belarus’ sovereignty. The pro-coup forces managed to get tens of thousands of minions into the streets today, which is higher than yesterday, but definitely not the “hundreds of thousands” that Western MSM is claiming. In addition, the patriotic, pro-government majority is just starting to get organized as well and forming their own street protests. The pro-coup forces will now, no longer be able to claim that they own the streets.

kamalashila

lukashebka tried to make a coup

rightiswrong rightiswrong

He’s President you muppet, unlikely to turn against himself ffs!

kamalashila

also the president can make a coup. he is no more president. somenbody, who shot own citizens, is not anymore president. he is a criminal and should be hanged up.

the next will be putin. in siberia and far east are daily protests against him.

rightiswrong rightiswrong

Oh shut up child, you retarded muppet.

Your daydreams are pure fantasy, now go back to your Mom and collect her fees off of those Marines who are banging her.

JIMI JAMES

Begone fkhead,either way you have no proof whatsoever,iq of your shoesize!

JIMI JAMES

50 iq score for that comment!

kamalashila

Lukashenka loses everything. Hundreds of thousands demonstrate. The police already turbned bacj to the dictator. The army also will not shoot in the people. This is People Army, not professional killers like in the us army. The OMON is not enough for Lukashenka.

very peaceful demonstrations:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_-pgXOT4PA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCOUjP6ikS4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBT7EwD6Qo0

the anthem of the opposition:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQz3NazwkUc&feature=emb_logo

Already several times more people demonstrate and demand the abdication of the dictator as the “official” count of votes for the opposition.

James Adams

According to south front all these people are western spies fighting to overthrow a democratically elected person.

kamalashila

These haters know nothing.

JIMI JAMES

You know nothing soros/assfloggeds,whats the to hate?nothing yous are blot!

kamalashila

hater, do you speak russian? i put lot of videos. listen to them. ;)

BUT! if you don´t speak russian, you don´t know russians, their mentality, culture, way of thinking, the real political, economical situation (according to russian, governmental statistical bureau), your namie is SHUTUP! you may only politely ask.

cechas vodobenikov

kamal is a mongol from buriyat paid by the CIA…better to ignore her

JIMI JAMES

That is a fact sprogbreath!

JIMI JAMES

BULLSHT SEVERAL THOUSANDS AT BEST,LOSER BUM!

kamalashila

look at videos

cechas vodobenikov

more of your losht—take your deermo and sell it to the CIA

kamalashila
JIMI JAMES

Why trust 3 dirty sluts?

kamalashila

already2 million people signed on the FB and put the photo of election card where you can see, they voted the opposotion.

millions either protes, demonstrate or streik.

this is the will of people. pople = demos. the will of the people= democracy.

Daily Beatings

You know that factory has 17,000 workers, but only about 200 walked out?

James Adams

Lukashenko can barely keep his police and ex-soldiers in line. It’s time for him to step down and let democracy prevail.

cechas vodobenikov

when the US oligarchy moves to the Cayman Islands and u transform your uglified plywood nation into a BLM utopia and civilize yourself then u can comment about how civilized peoples govern themselves—until then feed your obesity w marijuana and burgers

JIMI JAMES

More like the rotted chipboard that breaks ever so easy!Time will be the best judge!

kamalashila

in the future dont write me russian terrorost, i blocked you.

cechas vodobenikov

insecure malchik
10000 antigovt demo Minsk
120,000 pro govt demo Minsk
LOL

JIMI JAMES

begone you lazy galah.for democracy to prevail,need your head kicked in proper(period)

cechas vodobenikov

L may not be ideal but he is preferable to others. there is no mature or viable opposition in Belarus. Partly conditions have not improved in the past decade due to the failure of Belarus to cooperate better w Russia and other ex Soviet nations…this resulted in Russia reducing the discounts on gas and oil, irritated that belarus resold it internationally at market prices

James Adams

Lukashenko can barely keep his police and ex-soldiers in line. It’s time for him to step down and let democracy prevail.

Albert Pike

Yee, Yee the Soros Sharpshooter democracy – where the Azov-Battalion is using Arms made in Israel – suppied by Chabbadnic Igor Kolomoisky, that’s the Zionist blueprint…

kamalashila

Look at the photos! Soros must be a very rich guy if h paid for so much people. And very foxy, that he did so, that the belerus KGB did not recognize the ransactions :DDD

https://varlamov.ru/3998156.html

Albert Pike

Nazi Kapo Soros is a very rich CIA guy, and according to declassified CIA Files, he has done it before:

‘One of the best reasons we have to be suspicious of the penetration of
the NGOs of George Soros into former Soviet states is because declassified CIA documents show that he has done this before, in collaboration with the CIA, who also mobilizes NGOs as fronts (especially the National Endowment for Democracy, or NED). Soros worked closely with CIA-linked NGO the Institute for East-West Security Studies (IEWSS), to take advantage of Gorbachev’s reforms, in order to to infiltrate the Soviet economic and political systems and drive them into the ground.’
https://medium.com/@predmetskyrosenborg/declassified-cia-documents-show-george-soros-had-targeted-the-soviet-union-to-perpetuate-western-e86f7f43a47f

JIMI JAMES

Forget it assflogged,besides you seen nothing yet (fake democracy) nwo tyranny wannabes!

JIMI JAMES

Soros trolls lose again (period) they the degenerates of soros are broken and too fkd up,the ass too!

Daily Beatings

Lukashenko already made nice with Putin and sent back the 33 Wagner mercs that got caught up in the SBU trap. Announcement was made about collective security with mother Russia: The “Union State” is re-animated and this kills the color revolution the US and NATO so badly wanted. All that is left is to get those pesky NGOs and Polish backed NEXTA kicked out.

https://twitter.com/BBCSteveR/status/1294686285102284800

Me&Myself None

None of the Russian government sponsored channels/websites are helping Belarus in fending off that western coup, they are too busy defending Trump’s stupidities, bad mouthing everyone who said anything bad about Trump.

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