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Mikhail Gorbachev supports protesters in Belarus

PRAVDA Thursday, 24 September 2020
Mikhail Gorbachev, еhe first and only president of the Soviet Union, supported protesters in Belarus with the words "well done Belarusians!" However, they still "have to work hard," Gorbachev said in an interview with Podyem publication. "My dear Republic and the Belarusians whom I love. (...) They have a character now. This is very good. I am watching the situation closely. Today they report what happened the day before - what a mess. I don't think it will pass just like that," Gorbachev said. According to Gorbachev, "there is a colossal case brewing in Belarus."Protests in Belarus continue for a second month already. People express their protest against the official results of the presidential election, which took place in Belarus on August 9, and demand incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko should resign and a fair vote be held in the country.
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