In spite of the lack of people’s support, unemployed Zhanna Ramanouskaya is still hanging on her presidential ambitions. She has filed documents to the Central Election Commision (CEC) for her registration as a presidential candidate.
Law says every adult citizen can monitor the elections. But can they? Will the authorities allow independent observers to monitor the electoral process? From the very beginning of the election campaign, part of the democratic forces has claimed the elections have been rigged.
Being interviewed by Belsat TV, politician Mikalai Statkevich told about uniting the opposition, betrayal and ‘squealing’, about the courage of Belarusians, inevitability of rigging and his intention to overturn the election.
Over the past five years there have been many political prisoners in Belarus. They were much talked about in Poland and in Europe, although one got much news about some persons while others were less popular. Statkevich was among the prisoners whom the public heard little of.