June 18, 2012 President Lukashenko announced the date of the next parliamentary elections in Belarus. The news was presented in the traditional paternalistic format: "we must hold elections as a holiday for the Belarusian people. Let's just do this holiday. This day should be a holiday for the people". Achieving legitimacy of the new members of the House of Parliament - a true "holiday" for the Belarusian authorities.
To achieve the legitimacy imitation of electoral struggle for deputy mandates is necessary and it can’t be done without opposition. Financial resources are allocated on the legitimization of Parliament and there are already many people, including those in opposition circles, eager to draw these resources. As a result, the pattern from year to year does not change - an imitation of elections, an imitation of participation, and real money.