“Opposition supporters in Belarus have held a mass rally in the capital Minsk, two weeks after a disputed election gave President Alexander Lukashenko another term in office.
Correspondents in the city said tens of thousands filled the central square despite a heavy police presence.” Belarus opposition holds mass rally in Minsk despite ban.

+ Anne Applebaum in The Atlantic: The 22-Year-Old Blogger Behind Protests in Belarus. “How did everyone know exactly what to do? The answer, improbably, is a 22-year-old blogger named Stsiapan Sviatlou, who lives outside the country and runs a channel called Nexta Live on the encrypted messaging app Telegram.”