Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko is”fearful of his own people” a part of the Belarusian Opposition Coordination Council has advised Euronews, following Lukashenko predicted on Russian president Vladimir Putin to help quell unrest in the nation.
Protests are held daily in Belarus because the contested election that saw Lukashenko win a sixth consecutive term in office, staying the president that the nation has ever had.
The resistance, in addition to many independent observers, has reversed the outcome of the election held on August 9, which witnessed resistance candidates wrapped up or forced into exile.
And after prevalent scenes of protesters being beaten by the government, in addition to claims of torture in the hands of the authorities, an opposition organizer has accused Lukashenko of calling forces against the Russian Federation.
Maria Kolesnikova advised Euronews Lukashenko” pioneered the creation of a particular reserve of law enforcement, of the Russian Federation for use from the land of Belarus”, which she said reveals he’s”fearful of his people, and isn’t able to listen to Belarusians and hear our issues.”
“He wants to visit some other president, such as Putin in this circumstance, and for us, it is a sign he is very weak and he is unable to decide apps in Belarus by himself,” she added.
Kolesnikova was called in for questioning by Belarusian authorities now, along with other opposition figures who are forced to flee the country, including the main opposition presidential candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, who’s presently in exile in Lithuania.
Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Thursday that he is about to send forces into Belarus if protests continue to turn violent.
He disclosed that Lukashenko requested him to prepare law enforcement determined to deploy into the nation.
Lukashenko has himself accused Belarus’ acquaintances of interfering in its affairs.
“We think that the only means to conquer the political crisis would be to immediately start discussions and create mechanisms to restore rule of law and hold new elections,” explained Kolesnikova, who once asked about her security, informed Euronews it had been a”hard time to endure, however, eight million Belarusians are still not feeling secure.”