Belarus opposition figure Tikhanovskaya urges Russians not to trust “propaganda” | AFP

Belarus vote rival Svetlana Tikhanovskaya says it is important for the people of Russia and Belarus to remain friends amid fears Moscow may be preparing to pressure Minsk into closer integration.

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Opposition leader says ‘peaceful revolution’ under way in Belarus | AFP

Exiled opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya tells the EU parliament that a “peaceful revolution” is underway in Belarus after huge protests broke out over disputed presidential elections. “A peaceful revolution is taking place,” Tikhanovskaya, 37, says via video link from Lithuania, adding that the mass demonstrations were not for or against either Russia or the European Union. SOUNDBITE

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“The Belarusian people will never accept the current leadership again”: Tikhanovskaya | AFP

Opposition challenger Svetlana Tikhanovskaya says at a press conference in Vilnius that “the Belarusian people will never accept the current leadership again.” Tikhanovskaya, a political novice who only put forward her candidacy when her blogger husband was arrested ahead of the vote, adds that she hopes “good sense prevails and the people will be heard and there will be new elections.”

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Belarus opposition candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya votes | AFP

Main opposition candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya casts her vote for the Belarusian presidential election. Tikhanovskaya decided to run for election after authorities barred her husband, popular blogger Sergei Tikhanovsky, from running and then jailed him.

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Belarus opposition candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya votes | AFP

Main opposition candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya casts her vote for the Belarusian presidential election. Tikhanovskaya decided to run for election after authorities barred her husband, popular blogger Sergei Tikhanovsky, from running and then jailed him.

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