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Limonov Files March 24, 2006
Lukashenko Remembered
An Argument with Dimitry By Edward Limonov Browse author

I am very far from to be an admirer of Lukashenko. I don't like his voice, I don't like his bald head, he is too simple man to be a leader of central European country with great cultural traditions. Lukashenko is a peasant. In addition to be a simple peasant he is a head of police state, because he is ruling with help of numerous militia forces. Belorussia under Lukashenko is a country where few oppositional leaders as well as independent journalists have disappeared forever.

But my bodyguard Dimitry, citizen of Belorussia, arguing with me constantly on the subject of Lukashenko. "Batka" (father) is a tough man, but he is popular amongst simple people" --  said Dimitry. Belorussia elders, retired people live much better then Russian elders in Russian Federation. Prices of food are kept low, majority of people satisfied. The proof of it is the fact that Lukashenko stay in power for over 12 years, and he is winning all presidential elections with a great advantage over his opponents.

Strangely enough, we both are right. Me and Dimitry. That Dimitry is right could be seen by looking at result of new presidential elections in Belorussia.

Huge percentage of electorate has expressed their wish that "Batko Luka" should stay a president for another term. That I am also right convince me my personal experience of my visit to Belorussia.

It was first year of a first term of Lukashenko. It was December 1994. With my colleague Alexander Dugin, both leaders newly created National-Bolshewiks Party we have arrived to Minsk for purpose of lecturing. Lectures were announced to take place at Kiseliov's Palace of Culture. After lecturing it was planed concert of Belorussian band called "Red Stars".

When at 2 p.m. on December 18, Dugin and me accompanied by few boys from "Red Stars" arrived to back entrance of Kiseliov's Palace of Culture, Palace was already surrounded by hundreds of aggressive people. We managed to get in unnoticed and were waiting in back-stage room, to start press-conference and lectures. But the fight have started between handful of our supporters and more then five hundred Belorussian nationalists from Belorussian People's Front. Their leader Zenon Pozdniak gave them order to disrupt lecturing if "Limonov, envoy of Moscovites". They have arrived by buses from the meeting of support for Dudayev, then President of separatist Chechnya. They were angry, militant and aggressive. Auditorium became the field of battle. The chairs were broken, the windows smashed, the sound amplifiers broken. Our supporters, --  the boys from pro-Russian organizations bravely defended corridor leading to back -- stage room, but under pressure of their troops were forced to take refuge at back-stage room. We have closed the door and barricaded door with the tables. One of our defenders was bleeding terribly. A pale girl sewed by a needle with black thread the open wound on his arm. The door was cracking under pressure.

It was on the second floor. So, we jumped from the window. We were lucky, because crowd of our enemies just passed near that window few minutes ago. We stopped passing car and have arrived at Volodia Selivanov's apartment. But our ordeal was not over.

In few hours Lukashenko's police officers have arrived at Selivanov's apartment. Ignoring our protests they have detained us, we were placed at police-car and driven to Frunsenski district police station.

At Frunsenski station I, separated from others, was walked to the office of chief of police station, where group of police chiefs was waiting for me. They said that I am threat to their public security, that my arrival to their city started public disorders, that they want me to leave immediately the coming evening. I said that I even didn't have a chance to open my mouth, that they have no reason to blame me, that it is I who should protest that they cannot assure my safety in the city of Minsk, where I arrived as a guest.

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