Planned in Belarus parade in honor of Victory Day will be “a tragicomic spectacle, which will lead to a new outbreak of the virus,” said the winner of the Nobel prize for literature in 2015, the Belarusian writer Svetlana Aleksievich.
Belarusians “scared, sick, and unable to resist” the authorities of the state, who are forced to leave them on the street for public events, said the author in an interview with El Pais, reports RT.
According to her, the Belarusian society reminds her man, “who is asleep and can’t Wake up because he has neither muscle nor brain.”
She compared the situation to events at Chernobyl in 1986, when the leaders of the Communist party called the workers to the may day demonstration.
The writer noted that, despite the assurances of Lukashenko that the presence at the ceremony is voluntary, the locals say otherwise.
“the Reality is that people don’t want to go to the parade, but the organizations and factories told how many of their employees have to go, so it’s “voluntary-compulsory” visit. There will be no important guest. It is difficult to understand what Lukashenka,” she said.
The author believes that the head of the Republic is trying to “act in opposition” of Russia.
Earlier, Lukashenko said that he could not cancel a military parade on the 75th anniversary of the Victory, despite calls from the who.
Minsk political analyst Alexei Jerman in comments the newspaper VIEW explained why Lukashenko holds a Victory parade in the current environment.