Several huge columns like this marching Minsk streets in the direction of Drazdy where Lukashenka resides.
March of Heroes in Minsk. Protesters got through the police cordons. Police attack the column from time to time, hundreds detained.
Observers report 100-150 thousand participants of March of Heroes in different parts of Minsk. Police are leaving downtown and quickly move to Lukashenka’s resident to fortify.
The last moment change of March’s plan created some confusion among protesters, but it definitely disrupted all plans of police. Protesters are flexible; police need time to regroup.
There is no sign that the protests are declining or fading away. And it’s very bad for Lukashenka who wanted to show Putin that he is in control of the situation. Tomorrow they meet in Sochi.
Riot police cordoned the road to Drazdy. Nearby — houses of high-level officials and Lukashenka himself. Protesters stopped. They are chanting ”Tribunal” and ”Long Live Belarus!” there are multiple anti-Kremlin and pro-independence slogans and posters today.

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20 Sep
Brest, Belarus. The riot police have started using gas and brutally detaining peaceful protesters.
Police are chasing protesters and detaining them one by one.
Brutal detentions continue. Police detain and beat random people in Minsk downtown. People are trying to run away. More than one hundred detainees identified already. The real number can be much higher.
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19 Sep
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March of heroes is taking place in Minsk. Hundreds were detained before the rally started. Police brutally arrested women and the elderly. Among attackers, there were people without insignia and with arms.
Police don't let people get together. When the crowd begins gathering, the soldiers are attacking people. Today, they are equally brutal to men and women.
Drummers are leading one of many columns to the city center.
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Arbitrary arrests in Minsk. Police brutally detain men and women. They don't want protesters to gather at one place.
People in the uniform without insignia and with arms are detaining people.
Brutal detentions in Brest. Police use water cannons, people are beaten.
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"Name and shame" is the most efficient tactic of non-violent resistance. To paralyze a riot policeman is easy - just tear off his mask. Security officers are afraid of being featured at the telegram channel "Black book of Belarus" and appearing on the sanction list afterward.
Two columns of Women March merged at Independence Avenue and continued marching together.
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Women of Belarus never give up. At this moment, several hundred women gathered at the Freedom Square to participate in Women's March. Famous Nina Bahinskaya is also here. Police came, detentions started
Riot police in green uniforms without insignia and in black masks began detaining people. Women stand together and protect each other.
You can see that women are getting more organized. When they face police, they create the human chain (called сцепка in Russian), which makes difficult for attackers to catch people one by one. Also, women are screaming, which has a paralyzing effect on the police.
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