On January 29, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko met with students and mentioned the international situation associated with the trend of protests in Russia and Belarus recently. One of Lukashenko’s critical targets was Western meddling in internal affairs in former Soviet Union countries.
|Belarusian President Lukashenko attends a meeting with students. Photo: BelTA|
Accordingly, Mr. Lukashenko mentioned Russia with strong acclaim, calling Russia under the leadership of President Vladimir Putin really worried Western powers. That is also the reason why the West has always sought to “adjust” the problems in the former Soviet countries “at its own discretion” in order to shake up Russia’s influence.
“Nobody needs an independent and autonomous Russia. They want Russia like the 1990s under Yeltsin. I was there, saw it with my own eyes,” said Lukashenko, referring to the country’s political and social situation. Russia under Boris Yeltsin as President.
According to the Belarusian President, US intelligence was active and openly active in Russia at the time, directing all processes to undermine achievements under the Soviet Union.
“They started the privatization process, they started to remove the Soviet arms and equipment. In Belarus, this process was also successful, but I quickly quenched it “- President Lukashenko said.
After Yeltsin chose to give Russia his successor, President Vladimir Putin, Putin caused the West to break that ambition.
|Mr Lukashenko believes that Putin is the figure that the West wants to step down from the political arena.|
The Belarusian leader said that both Americans, Europeans and domestic liberals would never forgive Russian President Vladimir Putin for “stopping internal wars in Russia and pulling the Russians come together “.
President Lukashenko said that so far, Belarus and Russia have once again noticed the plans from the West to destroy the Russian fortifications.
“They really wanted to launch a quick attack in Belarus as a springboard against Russia in 1941 but failed. Now, if we don’t stop, they will continue to use social media. and other modern technologies to fulfill their ambitions “- BelTa news agency quoted Mr Lukashenko as saying.
President Lukashenko’s latest statement comes after Russia has gone through days of turmoil due to illegal protests across many cities across the country. It is a coincidence that the members of the rally in Russia are young people, students, minors … similar to the demonstrations that took place in Belarus after the presidential election in this country at the end. last year.
At that time, Lukashenko also strongly condemned Western forces of inciting young people to join protests against the government. The Belarusian president has used a variety of methods including lecturing young people about listening to foreign stimuli, and warning parents to be wary of what their children learn from abroad.
In Russia, after the protest was held without approval to support opposition politician Alexei Navalny, the country’s officials also imposed a fine on US media companies for inciting the protest movement. youth.