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The Belarusian Popular Front in 1988—1996: photo and video

The Belarusian Popular Front (Беларускі Народны Фронт) was a nationwide Belarusian democratic movement in the late 1980s and 1990s in favour of the Belarusian national revival and the restoration of the independence of Belarus as a democratic European nation.

The Belarusian Popular Front organized mass demonstrations supporting democratic reforms, commemorating the victims of the Soviet repressions of the 1930s, criticizing the inhuman Soviet policies regarding Chernobyl, and protesting against the Soviet discrimination of the Belarusian language and culture. In other Soviet-occupied countries, the Popular Front cooperated with local democratic movements: Sąjūdis (Republic of Lithuania), the People’s Movement of Ukraine, the Popular Fronts of Latvia and Estonia.

The Belarusian Popular Front has been the key driving force behind the political changes in Belarus in 1990 and 1991.

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Memorandum of Rada BNR and Belarusian democratic organisations, 2012

CONCLUDING MEMORANDUM OF CONSULTATIVE MEETING OF LEADERS OF BELARUSIAN POLITICAL AND CIVIC ORGANISATIONS AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE RADA OF THE BELARUSIAN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC IN EXILE

ON MEASURES TO SAFEGUARD THE INDEPENDENCE OF BELARUS

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