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Belarus pensioners march demanding leader’s resignation


KYIV, Ukraine — Large crowds of retirees staged a protest in the Belarusian capital on Monday to demand the resignation of the country’s authoritarian leader who won his sixth terms in office in a disputed election.
Over 2,000 pensioners marched down a central avenue in Minsk in what has turned into a regular Monday rally, carrying red and white flags that have become the main symbol of the country’s protests. They also held aloft portraits of opposition supporter Raman Bandarenka, who died earlier this month after reportedly being beaten by security forces.
“Grandmothers and grandfathers heal poorly from new wounds,” read one …read more

Source:: National Newswatch

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