Russia is ready to support the belarusian president, Aleksandr Lukashenko, in military terms, if it becomes necessary during the protests that erupted after last week's elections.
this was The message from president Vladimir Putin in a telephone conversation between the two presidents on Saturday.
It appears by a communication from the Russian government. It writes the news agency Reuters.
at Least two protesters have lost their lives during clashes with the police since the protests broke out last Sunday.
Here was Aleksandr Lukashenko declared winner of the presidential elections in the country, is often referred to as Europe's last dictatorship.
According to the country's electoral authorities got Lukashenko more than 80 percent of the vote.
No independent election observers have, however, had the opportunity to supervise the elections, condemned by among others the EU.
the EU's foreign ministers met in the context earlier in the week to discuss sanctions against Belarus.
Immediately after Sunday's election went thousands of belarusians on the streets in protest against the elections.
Hundreds of protesters have since been arrested during the protests, which have continued through the week.
According to the Kremlin Vladimir Putin on Sunday, said Aleksandr Lukashenko, that he is ready to support Belarus in accordance with a 'collective militærpagt'.
A week after the election, however, there is no evidence to suggest that the protests are about to burn out.
the Leader of the opposition, Svetlana Tikhanovskaja, has called hviderusserne to Sunday to go on the street during a 'March for freedom'.
She has even sought refuge in neighbouring Lithuania after Sunday's elections.
the March started on Sunday at 11 o'clock local time and will, as in previous protests end at the independence square in central Minsk.
According to a journalist from the AFP news agency participant thousands of belarusians in the march.