Their president has asked Putin to intercede, and if he does, it will get much worse:
This is what a people fighting for democracy look like after the Russian backed “President” rigged an election in Belarus – This is ghost of Christmas future for Trump and his BFF Putin if try to undermine our democracy in 2020!!! https://t.co/ebWgup2ine— (((DeanObeidallah))) (@DeanObeidallah) August 16, 2020
#Belarus: the #EU 🇪🇺 states have agreed to impose sanctions on members of the #Lukashenko who are responsible for the recent electoral fraud and violent repression.— Thomas van Linge (@ThomasVLinge) August 14, 2020
Exact list of officials to be sanctioned is being put together right now. pic.twitter.com/lCp2ihFUdU
Minsk, #Belarus, now.— Euromaidan Press (@EuromaidanPress) August 16, 2020
Some 200,000 people (according to @tutby) are demanding Lukashenka resign after the rigged election. "1/4 of Minsk must have come out," is heard in the crowd.
Rallies are being held in other cities throughout the country. #StandWithBelarus pic.twitter.com/cQf6TqOJtI