Tag Archives: Belarus

‘Resign!’ Belarus president booed by striking workers 

Lukashenko says he is preparing a vote on constitutional changes that will see him eventually hand over power

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Lithuanian FM: Belarus challenger ‘safe’ in Lithuania 

The top opposition candidate in Belarus’ presidential vote, who initially refused to concede defeat amid a massive police crackdown on anti-government protests, says she has left the country for Lithuania

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Belarus cracks down on protesters after disputed election shows Lukashenko’s reelection by a landslide 

Heavily armored riot police used water cannons, stun grenades and rubber bullets to disperse demonstrators.

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Three women unite to unseat Europe’s ‘last dictator’ 

“I am not in politics for power. I am in it for justice,” said Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya who is running against Belarusian president Alexander Lukaschenko.

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