The ruler of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko remains under intense pressure following the third consecutive Sunday of mass protests over his 26-year dictatorship. On Sunday, were clashes with riot police who made over a hundred arrests, with protesters mocking the President on his 66th birthday.
Lukashenko rejected the idea of holding another election. He vowed to tackle the unrest. Tikhanovskaya emphasized that Belarusians would never accept the current leadership again after the crackdown on the post-election uprising.