Slonim: activation of ‘Belaya Rus’
In Slonim district, signatures for Aliaksandr Lukashenka are most actively collected in the rural areas, often by representatives of such state NGOs as Belaya Rus and the Belarusian Republican Youth Union.
By the way, in the local branch of Belaya Rus became quite active in the beginning of this month. They not only collect signatures for Lukashenka, but also call people to join Belaya Rus, promising free tickets to the amusement park. The families that have one room in a hostel in Brestskaya Street are promised two rooms…
Our journalist required comments from the ideological department of the Slonim District Executive Committee, and the officer of the department Kanstantsin Dziatchyk said that he knew nothing about such facts.
The head of the Slonim organization of Belaya Rus Uladzimir Pasternak, who also heads the Slonimmizhraihaz enterprise and the head of the local branch of Aliaksandr Lukashenka’s electoral team completely refutes this information, saying that ‘there shouldn’t be such things and the journalist mustn’t even pay interest to it’.
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