Chernobyl Way

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Chernobyl Way (Belarusian: Чарнобыльскі шлях, Russian: Чернобыльский шлях, Чернобыльский путь) is an annual rally run on April 26 by the opposition in Belarus as a remembrance of the Chernobyl disaster.

The first time it was run in 1989 with demands of urgent efforts in eliminating the consequences of the catastrophe.[1]

On the 10th anniversary of the catastrophe the rally was held the first time during Lukashenko's presidency. The rally was dispersed by OMON and its activists were arrested.[2]


  1. ^ "Chernobyl Way", a RIA Novosti documentary
  2. ^ Маховский А. «Чернобыльский шлях» преградили ценой жестоких столкновений. — Белорусская деловая газета. — 1996. — 2.05. — № 32 — С.1;