Wave of strikes sweeps over Belarusian industry on third day of protests against rigged elections

Strikes on major Belarusian enterprises started on 11 August, following the falsified results of the presidential elections keeping dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka in power for the sixth term and mass repressions of law enforcement against nationwide protests. They are important because they prove that simple workers who are presumably Lukashenka’s electorate are unhappy with the situation … Continue reading Wave of strikes sweeps over Belarusian industry on third day of protests against rigged elections