Article on Belarus (Poland, Lithuania, Ukraine) in Russian media.
Neither white nor red
Politically colour-blind Moscow sees Belarusian revolution in Polish, Lithuanian and Ukrainian colours. The revolution of freedom in Belarus, which has attracted the attention of the whole world for the third week in a row, is currently one of the main topics in Russian media as well. Independent and pro-democratic media platforms, which operate under strong administrative pressure from the state, convey true and unbiased information to their modest audience. These authors express sympathy with the struggle of Belarusians against the bloody tyrant who, after the massive falsification of the presidential election and the expulsion of the real winner abroad, sent OMON troops onto the streets against protesting voters. While independent pro-democratic Russian media platforms present a fairly adequate picture of what is happening in the neighbouring state and bring their Russian audience closer to the unimaginable human tragedy... (Visegrad Insight, September 2020).