[Global Times reporter Liu Yupeng] opposition splits, protests weaken, and the European Union does not provide strong support — according to the Russian “news” on the 20th, the domestic situation in Belarus is developing in a direction favorable to President Lukashenko. < p > < p > < p > according to the news, the white opposition faction lacks charismatic leaders, leading to the decline of the enthusiasm of the protestors. On the evening of the 19th, although more than 1000 people still held demonstrations in Minsk’s Independence Square, the protests ended earlier than usual. Lukashenko instructed the state security department on the 19th to find out the flow of funds supporting the protest activities from abroad and prohibit the organization of riots and strikes, according to the Russian news agency. Belarus attorney general konuk said on the 20th that the Coordination Committee set up by the opposition began criminal investigation. He said the establishment and activities of the committee were aimed at seizing state power and damaging national security. Although the presidium of the Belarusian opposition Coordination Committee said that the purpose of the establishment of the body was not to threaten national security, but to play a mediating role between the government and society, many members of the Committee withdrew for fear of being investigated. < / P > < p > although the 27 member states of the European Union held an emergency Video Conference on Wednesday and announced that they did not recognize the election results of Belarus, the Wall Street Journal said the EU’s handling of the issue of Belarus was delicate. Although the European Union plans to impose sanctions on Belarusian officials for “peaceful protests,” Brussels also stressed that only Belarusians can solve the country’s chaos. The main EU leaders said there would be no other measures or large-scale external intervention to the white government. According to the report, Russian President Vladimir Putin recently warned the outside world not to interfere in the internal affairs of Belarus. The opposition’s attempt to oust Lukashenko with a “blitz” failed, according to the news. Lukashenko not only resisted the opposition’s attack, but also mobilized some of his supporters. Most importantly, the state power showed loyalty to him. According to Russian media reports, Lukashenko signed an order on Wednesday to appoint a new prime minister and other government officials. Belarus’s Central Election Commission announced on the 19th that President Lukashenko’s inauguration ceremony will be held within two months, but the date has not yet been finalized. According to the Russian satellite news agency, on the 19th, Lithuania added Lukashenko to the list of prohibited immigrants, becoming the first country to impose sanctions on Lukashenko. In response, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Zakharova said that this is another evidence of Western interference in the internal affairs of Belarus. Peskov, the press secretary of the Russian President, said that the Kremlin was convinced that the situation in Belarus had been subject to indirect or even direct external interference and expressed concern about it. White defense minister heinen announced that the country’s army in the direction of Grodno large-scale tactical exercises.