[democracy] Europe's most peaceful opposition, the Belarus, has exhibited an activity level of unprecedented heights. In Russia, at least no one expected thousands of people to take to the streets after Lukashenko was elected president for the third time on March 19. Even the democratic opposition in Russia was characterized by a top-down attitude: yes, the Belarusians will protest openly against Batka ("Father" in Russian. Nicknames in Lukashenko and others. Ed. Note), but not before for a couple of years, and only after us.
Then everything was turned upside down: the Russian opposition. . .
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