Extra Broadcasts in Belarusian
SR International/Radio Sweden will be covering the election in Belarus March 19 with a series of special shortwave programs in Belarusian.
The broadcast on the day of the election will be extended by half an hour (to 18:30-19:30 hrs UTC. The extended broadcasts in Belarusian will continue until the end of April. These programs will include reports from Swedish election observers.
With the switch to Daylight Savings/Summer Time on March 26, Radio Sweden’s broadcasts in Belarusian will be carried Saturdays on 6065 kHz, with repeats the following day at 17:30-18:00 hrs UTC on 5875 kHz. Through the end of April there will be an extra half hour every Monday on this same time and frequency, repeated again the following day.
The programs can also be heard in Stockholm on Sundays at 14:30 hrs on FM 89.6 MHz.