LRT.LT | Belarusians in Lithuania move to block border traffic to put pressure on regime

“Belarusian activists in Lithuania have staged a rally on Tuesday, aiming to block traffic heading to and from Belarus via the Medininkai border crossing.

“You say that we are guests, but I think that the Lithuanian government sees us (more) than that,” said Belarusian activist Vitali Aleinik during negotiations between protesters and the police. On Tuesday, the Belarusian activists in Lithuania hoped to put pressure on the Belarusian regime to open borders and call for stricter EU sanctions.

Contrary to the tents set up over the weekend, the protest action on Tuesday had not been given permission by the Lithuanian authorities.”

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Source: lrt.lt English

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