Yesterday, official websites in Belarus broadcast a video of a high-ranking officer in the country’s army, addressing a number of soldiers, saying that he had the honor to attend a conference chaired by President Alexander Lukashenko last week, and that he obtained from the President a “energy shipment”, so he decided to transfer this shipment to The soldiers present by shaking hands.
About Grandpa Mo joking! ?,; This officer says in the sense that during the Belarusian general meeting he had the honor to obtain from the Supreme Commander President Lukashenko the ?? For what?? A shipment of energy and discount .. Yes … and this officer decided to transfer this shipment to the members of the armed forces. And the eternity of their message .. pic.twitter.com/uxa2nGBqqz
– Zawar Shawaj (@ZawarShawaj) February 22, 2021
It is noted in the video that the officer and the soldiers present are not committed to the precautionary measures to fight the Corona virus, on top of which are wearing the muzzle, social distancing, and avoiding the handshake.
This video came on the occasion of the celebration in Belarus of the anniversary of the founding of the Soviet army, which falls on February 23 of each year.
It is noteworthy that President Lukashenko has ruled the country since 1994, and since last year he has faced, by force, an unprecedented popular protest movement that rejected the widespread fraud that marred the presidential elections that were held last August, in which Lukashenko, supported by Moscow, won a sixth term with an overwhelming majority. 80%.