What did state TV show from the speeches of the candidates?
Euroradio compared full speeches of the candidates at the registration ceremony and what did Belarusian state TV showed from them.
The state TV cut almost all of the speech of Tatsiana Karatkevich leaving only her words of gratitude to her initiative group. The words about the necessity of peaceful changes and economic problems were cut out completely.
Siarhei Haidukevich’s words about the “democratic, independent Belarus with peaceful sky above it” remained intact.
Mikalai Ulakhovich’s words about the “crisis” were cut out.
The speech of the head of Lukashenka’s initiative group Mikalai Orda was broadcasted almost fully, only his words of gratitude to the members of Central Election Committee were cut out.
The Russian side is grateful to Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko for his decision to go to Russia as the visit after the presidential election, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russia to Belarus Alexander Surikov said in an interview with the STV channel, BelTA has learned.
“We are grateful for this decision,” the Ambassador said.