The U.S. Peace Council (USPC) expresses its solidarity with the people of Belarus whose country is undergoing a campaign of destabilization and interference in their internal affairs by outside forces. USPC calls on all parties to respect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of this country.

Belarus, a former constituent republic of the USSR, first declared its sovereignty in 1990 with the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Under its new President Alexander Lukashenko, first elected in 1994, Belarus rejected the Western-imposed “economic shock therapy” that looted the public wealth of many of the other former Soviet republics. Belarus retained state-run industry and agriculture, the social safety net, and the relative equality of...

Appeal of the Chairman of the CC CPRF, Head of the CPRF at the State Duma Gennady Zyuganov to the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko

To: President Putin of the Russian Federation
To: President Lukashenko of the Republic of Belarus

The union of the peoples of Russia and Byelorussia is living through a historic moment...

The World Federation of Trade Unions, representing 105 million workers in 132 countries, expresses its solidarity with the workers and people of Belarus, who are in the middle of an intra-imperialist conflict since the August 9 election, when President Alexander Lukashenko received more than 80 percent of the votes but the opposition complained about fraud.

For the world class-oriented trade...

comunistaAddress of the Union of Communist parties-CPSU to the Communist and workers' parties of the world

Dear comrades and friends!

Once the wise leader of the Communist party of the United States, Gus Hall, said that true internationalism is tested by the attitude to the Soviet Union. He was absolutely right. It has been known since Marx that every practical step is more important than a dozen...

dkp logo neuStatement of the Central Committee of the German Communist Party, August 20, 2020

On August 9, elections took place in the Republic of Belarus, won by long term president Alexander Lukashenko, according to the electoral commission. The opposition had already announced before the elections that it would not recognize such a result, and declared its candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya as the winner...

Ahead of a video conference of EU leaders on the situation in Belarus, GUE/NGL co-Presidents Manon Aubry and Martin Schirdewan condemn the recent violence against protesters, call for respect for the right to demonstrate peacefully, and for all international actors to refrain from interference, and to work to help deescalate tensions in the country.

Martin Schirdewan:

“Recent events in...