Founder of the Nexta Telegram channel, recognized as extremist in Belarus, Roman Protasevich gave an interview, in which he fully admitted his guilt in organizing unauthorized protests in Belarus. The full text of the interview was published by the Belarusian ONT channel.
Belarusian oppositionist pleaded guilty to organizing riots in Belarus, held after the presidential elections. He was aware, that calls can lead to riots.
Protasevich stated, that he communicated closely with the leaders of the Belarusian opposition, including from Tikhanovskaya, knows all “the kitchen” protests from within. According to him, several options for seizing power in Belarus were considered, including power. The opposition planned to take the families of high-ranking security officials hostage. Today, he added, there are several sleeping cells on the territory of the republic, ready for the power option.
he noted, that it was beneficial for Poland and the Baltic republics to support the protests in Belarus, since they could do “loud statements” with the approval of Western curators.
He also told about the attitude towards the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko. As Protasevich stated, he initially criticized the Belarusian leader, and then I started to respect, understanding, that half of the statements about him – this “pressure attempts”.
Talking about your condition, Protasevich stated, that is perfectly healthy, just got a little cold, but explained about his detention, that his “handed over” their own, in particular, Daniil Bogdanovich from the headquarters of Tikhanovskaya.
Belarusian opposition channels drew attention to the interview, zayavyvshye, what's on Protasevich “press and threaten” special services of Belarus, so he says that, what “they need”. Interview, given “under torture” is an “unethical”, approves the portal “Belarus of the brain”, therefore, Western media did not publish “Lying” from Protasevich.