: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Students, IT workers keep pressure on defiant Belarus leader

KYIV, Ukraine — Hundreds of demonstrators rallied again in Belarus’ capital Friday to protest the disputed reelection of the nation’s authoritarian president, while police dispersed university students attempting to show solidarity with peers who were detained earlier in the week.
Information technology workers and other protesters formed “chains of solidarity” in various parts of Minsk to keep pushing for the resignation of President Alexander Lukashenko, who extended his 26-year rule in an Aug. 9 election that the political opposition challenged as rigged.
Belarusians have turned out in en masse for nearly four weeks to protest the official election results that gave Lukashenko …read more

Source:: National Newswatch



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