Russia’s war against Ukraine, and the referendum in Belarus: what happens next? Analytics

The OST Research Centre, together with the Oxford Belarus Observatory, based on a discussion on 3 March 2022 issued a policy brief “Russia’s war against Ukraine, and the referendum in Belarus: what happens next?”. The full text is available below. Download the...

Large anti-war protests took place in Belarus: 800 detained

February 27 was the main voting day in Belarus at the sham referendum initiated by Lukashenko. There was only one question on the ballot: “Do you accept the amendments and additions to the Constitution of the Republic of Belarus?” The day started quietly enough. Only...

A unified plan of action on the day of the “referendum”

Each person is a fragment in the vast pattern of our history. And when we work together, we are able to achieve our dreams. Therefore, it is important for all of us to work together: February 27 is our...

How to spread honest information?

7 ways for Belarusians inside and outside the country ❌❌ In conditions of constant repression, it is becoming more and more difficult for the truth to get to people. But each of us can help this. Each of us can...

Belarusians abroad may not vote in constitutional referendum

Press secretary of Belarus’ Foreign Ministry Anatoly Glaz said that no polling stations for the constitutional referendum on February 27 will be opened abroad. The official cited the “lack of staff in some embassies” and the coronavirus pandemic as reasons for this...

Unified strategy of action at the “referendum”

Strategy of the democratic forces of Belarus at the “Referendum” of Lukashenka. We call on all those who disagree with the lawlessness that swept our country to join the strategy of action at the Referendum,...

Boycott not working?

Remembering examples from history We have already said that the refusal of the Belarusians to participate in the political life of the country is a guarantee of a peaceful life for the regime. But are there any cases where the boycott of the elections led to positive...

Illegal «referendum»

Pavel Latushka answers popular questions about the action plan What question will they actually ask us in the “referendum”?What if we just ignore the “referendum”? Will it help?Will the actions of the citizens...