Belarusian opposition leader Alexander Milinkevich

Milinkevich Visits Sweden

On visit to Sweden, Belarusian opposition leader Alexander Milinkevich told journalists that he was convinced the regime of authoritarian president Alexander Lukashenko would quickly crumble without support from Russia.

He also urged G-8 leaders to focus on his country’s plight at their upcoming summit.

While in Stockholm, Milinkevich met with International Development Minister Carin Jämtin.

According to Jämtin the two discussed ways for Sweden to help various factions of the Belarusian opposition to cooperate more effectively.

Also visiting Stockholm was Vincuk Viachorka, Chairman of the Belarus Popular Front Party:

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