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The Central District Court of Minsk declared two sticker packs for Telegram under the names “Sasha 3%” and “Luka” dedicated to Alexander Lukashenko as “extremist” materials. Such information appeared in the list of extremist materials published on the website of the Ministry of Information of Belarus. First attention to this drew Euroradio.
The Belarusian media disseminated link on the sticker pack “Sasha 3%”. You can also find a sticker pack in telegram Lucabut whether this set was really included in the list of “extremist” materials is not completely known.
RIA News notesthat this is the first known case when sticker packs were classified as “extremist” materials in Belarus.
In 2020, before the presidential elections in Belarus, the meme “Sasha 3%” appeared on the network, which became popular after online polls in which only 3% were ready to vote for Alexander Lukashenko. Following the election results, the CEC of Belarus declared Lukashenka the winner, after which mass protests began in the country.