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Belarus: Lukashenko, Ryanair and Raman Protasevich (Live)

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Franz Beckenbauer
Franz Beckenbauer
May 24, 2021

This could be related to a true bombshell story that just makes russian and belarussian media explode.

Seems the U.S. ” National Endowment for Democracy” ( i.e. the deep state guys and gals) were pranked by two russian pranksters.

And tney obviously like to talk at “The endowment”

I guess a looooot of people are currently desperately looking for ways to get out of Russia and Belarus by plane, car or maybe rowing boat.

These americans are stipid beyond belief. Being their “ally” or “friend” is pure suicide.

simple observations
simple observations
Reply to  Franz Beckenbauer
May 24, 2021

The strategy is to surround yourself with ‘allies’ that can be used to trigger and be the first expendables in any confrontation, much as the USSR did with Eastern Europe.

Now, not only is the US keen on upholding the unconstitutional territorial edicts issued by former soviet dictators that it finds to its advantage, it also wants to emulate its ‘captive nations’ buffer strategy.

USSA is becoming more and more a natural fit, it seems.

Beatus
Beatus
Reply to  Franz Beckenbauer
May 25, 2021

You write “these Americans are stupid”, but perhaps you mean “these Belorussians are stupid”, because they believe they are friends or allies of the Americans.

Not really kidding
Not really kidding
Reply to  Beatus
May 25, 2021

And to think, most only want to overthrow the government so they can freely travel to Eurovision concerts.

threepennies
threepennies
Reply to  Not really kidding
May 25, 2021

Most probably would want to belong tu Russia, since they have seen, what happend tu Ukraine.

The Atlanticist
The Atlanticist
Reply to  threepennies
May 25, 2021

Well, Ukraine may be run by corrupt oligarchs and fascist thugs but at least they’re our corrupt oligarchs and fascist thugs. I just wish they’d stop stealing our money and just settle for having stolen Russia’s.

Tom
Tom
May 24, 2021

Belarus copies UK US style capture of opponents. That will teach the hubris in Washington and London! Lukoshenko poked them in the eye were it hurts the most. The Empire of Evil got confronted using its own medicine.

jpthiran
May 24, 2021

…if the economic relations with the west were demaging for Russia, there relations with China will be much more damaging!…time with tell!…

Time's Up
Time's Up
Reply to  jpthiran
May 24, 2021

A more lucrative two-way trade partnership potential hasn’t existed for a hundred years.

Why are you such a bigot? Besides supporting Ukrainian and Belarusian fascists, Islamic terrorists and their western public relations organs, you lack any hesitation to throwing bigotry and racism into the mix. Know thyself, chump.

Hmph
Hmph
Reply to  Time's Up
May 26, 2021

He’s a Navalny supporter. Bigotry and racism come with the package.

FranBrown
FranBrown
Reply to  jpthiran
May 25, 2021

Seriously, I don’t think you understand the situation. Better do some more reading around the subject perhaps?

threepennies
threepennies
Reply to  jpthiran
May 25, 2021

The West had it’s time to work peacefully together with other nations…
and didn’t use ist wisely.

Beware buzzards bearing gifts
Beware buzzards bearing gifts
Reply to  threepennies
May 26, 2021

Instead, it acted like a turkey buzzard picking at the bones of a defunct soviet state.

Perfidious West
Perfidious West
May 24, 2021

“Protasevich reportedly took part in 2014 in Ukrainian punitive operation against Donbass population”

Time Luka handed him over to Russia for war crimes prosecution.

Washed Up West, A Tragedy in the Making
Washed Up West, A Tragedy in the Making
Reply to  Perfidious West
May 25, 2021

Meanwhile, a silly Brit lawmaker makes more farting noise about shutting down NSII and even Yamal going through Belarus, supported by his old chum Radislav Sikorsky, the man who can be in 10 places at once and with twice as many lies to prove it.

May I say to the sill farting Brit lawmaker…’Go ahead, shut those pipelines down. Make my day.’

Brits, you can’t find any better to run your country? You really want to emulate us Yanks in everything we do?

Helga I. Fellay
Helga I. Fellay
May 24, 2021

Many words about the ongoing Western regime change coup attempt against Belarus and its President Lukashenko, but not one word about what started it, and why. I googled it but all the information was gone. The only thing I could find after many tries were: ” MAY 8, 2020, 6:08 PM Belarus is one of the only European countries that has not implemented strict coronavirus containment measures.” and ” What virus? Belarus rejects strict measures against pandemic” ” WASHINGTON, May 22, 2020— The World Bank has approved a €90 million package to help Belarus take effective and timely action to… Read more »

oompadda
oompadda
Reply to  Helga I. Fellay
May 25, 2021

Forget google,Use duckduckgo.com

Choirboy
Choirboy
Reply to  oompadda
May 25, 2021

I did just that, for two years running now.

Jonathan Jarvis
Jonathan Jarvis
May 24, 2021

This is the guy under questioning

https://www.foiaresearch.net/person/roman-protasevich

Helga I. Fellay
Helga I. Fellay
Reply to  Jonathan Jarvis
May 24, 2021

Thank you, very enlightening. He seems typical of the type of shady people the US/West deploy to bring about regime change coups against heads of state showing disobedience to the ruling global elites. Protasewich and his organization seem not so different from ISIS (a USraeli creation) operating under its many different names. It’s good to know that Russia seems totally aware not only of what’s going on, but also who the actors are and every move they make. I suspect that it took the sophistication of Russian Intelligence to carry out this maneuver of forcing him off the plane. I… Read more »

Calling a spade a spade
Calling a spade a spade
Reply to  Helga I. Fellay
May 25, 2021

He’s an infantile neo-fascist supporter of Azov and their war crimes against civilians. The West looks even more infantile making him out to be anything other than that.

hmph
hmph
Reply to  Jonathan Jarvis
May 25, 2021

Looking at those photo-ops, I think he may be the Belarusian equivalent of Hunter Biden.

Helga I. Fellay
Helga I. Fellay
Reply to  hmph
May 25, 2021

I see him more as the Belarusian version of Venezuela’s Juan Guaido.

Brokenspine66
Brokenspine66
Reply to  Helga I. Fellay
May 25, 2021

I don’t agree, I see him more as the Belarusian version of Navalny, one of few, and the equivalent to Guaido is Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, she has as well declared herself as the ‘legitimate’ Belarusian leader like Guaido…ALL total corrupt phonies sell-outs and traitors.

Last edited 25 days ago by Brokenspine66
simple truths
simple truths
Reply to  Brokenspine66
May 25, 2021

They’re all just European equivalents of the far right sycophants that the US historically engaged with in Latin America and still does to this day.

Helga I. Fellay
Helga I. Fellay
Reply to  Brokenspine66
May 26, 2021

You are right. I wasn’t thinking.

Beatus
Beatus
Reply to  Jonathan Jarvis
May 25, 2021

There we have it. A partying, book-burning, job-hopping neo-Nazi paid hooligan and agitator, welcomed in the US State Department no less! Those exceptional ones have a knack for recruiting the very best.

Last edited 25 days ago by Beatus
Jonathan Jarvis
Jonathan Jarvis
May 24, 2021

Wow….Roman just released a short video from Minsk …he is well and being dealt with with respect….and has confessed to organising mass protests in Bealrus. Via sky news.

Washed Up West, A Tragedy in the Making
Washed Up West, A Tragedy in the Making
Reply to  Jonathan Jarvis
May 25, 2021

He fought with Ukrainian fascists murdering helter skelter a civilian population. What respect?

correction
correction

Oh sorry, he just egged them on while wearing his paper mache helmet.

Never Forgive, Never Forget
Never Forgive, Never Forget
Reply to  correction
May 25, 2021

I’m sure Nolan Peterson, America’s very own fascist esprit de corpus delecti has sent him a love letter or two via Newsweek.

Luka-The-K9
Reply to  Never Forgive, Never Forget
May 26, 2021

Many of their characters have non standard sexual proclivities.

The Nazi were considered PROGRESSIVES in their day.

So they were probably exchanging graphic messages of their

capers in the bedroom. These people are like animals.

Theopilus
Theopilus
May 24, 2021

When it comes to kidnapping we should not forget the nauseating Extraordinary Rendition program involving USA plus all the allies including Poland and the Baltics which lead to Guantanamo Bay which still exists.

RMM
RMM
May 24, 2021

How can the two Alexes find so hard to pronounce this guy’s name? Protasevich is named after 2nd century martyr St Protasios. 

What's in a name
What's in a name
Reply to  RMM
May 25, 2021

His name and fate remind me of my broken Proctor Silex coffee maker that lasted about two months and was sent abroad for repairs, never to be seen again..

Hmmm
Hmmm
Reply to  What's in a name
May 25, 2021

Unfortunately, the west will use this broken coffee pot to brew more trouble.

Beatus
Beatus
May 25, 2021

People like Protasevich are being duped and instrumentalized by the USA and the UK. They are made to believe they wil receive public recognition. They are true believers. It’s the work of that myriad of networked NGOs and think-tanks, led by the NED and the CFR. Some of them are also hoping for personal gain in the event of an upheaval. They cause great harm to their fellow countrymen, who wish to preserve stability and not chaos followed by subservience to Western domination and interests.

gte
gte
May 25, 2021

Yes, yes we know nasty Lukashenko captured his opponent using western methods but they were not a democratic capture, his was dictatorial in nature.Please can some tell these western clowns to get new script writers because these are becoming so boring.

Helga I. Fellay
Helga I. Fellay
Reply to  gte
May 25, 2021

have you ever heard of the phrase “fight fire with fire”? It sounds counter-intuitive, but that’s the only way they can stop major wildfires and they do so regularly.

gte
gte
Reply to  Helga I. Fellay
May 26, 2021

I understand that you can only fight fire with fire but to claim the what Belorussia did was undemocratic and transgresses human rights etc, when a couple of years ago the US forced the Bolivian President’s aircraft to land in Austria thinking that Snowden was onboard makes all this laughable.

RTB
RTB
May 25, 2021

I’m not confident on The Duran’s reading of this. Lukashenko must be aware that the West is out to cause him difficulty and so the course of action allegedly chosen by him here, has massive potential downsides, merely for the sake of arresting a minor thorn in his side, who under international pressure is likely to have to be released. Talk of Roman Protasevich being a courier to me makes little sense. I can understand him having compromising information on his laptop etc, but the U.S. can liaise with dissidents either through the Baltic states or through their embassy and… Read more »

Beatus
Beatus
May 25, 2021

I find it disconcerting to read my local newspaper, which used to have a good reputation. They report on the Protasevich affair very aggressively. It’s along the lines of “we can’t get at Lukashenko as long as Putin backs him”. I wonder who pays them to write things like that. I don’t think it’s the readers. Most people here don’t hate the Russians or the Chinese. Some do, but the majority do not. Business people would mostly prefer to do business and find this posturing inconvenient. Our state television is more neutral. But they too forget to report on Assange, whose… Read more »

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