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Tens Of Thousands Rally In Belarus As Lukashenko Vows To Stay On

Belarus opposition supporters attend a demonstration in central Minsk on August 16, 2020. The Belarusian strongman, who has ruled his ex-Soviet country with an iron grip since 1994, is under increasing pressure from the streets and abroad over his claim to have won re-election on August 9, with 80 percent of the vote. Sergei GAPON / AFP

Tens of thousands of Belarusians rallied in Minsk on Sunday in the biggest demonstration yet against a disputed election, as President Alexander Lukashenko rejected calls to step down in a defiant speech.
Chanting “Leave!”, the protesters converged on a World War II memorial …read more

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