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Scores of protesters detained as Belarus police disperse demonstration

Police in Belarus on Saturday detained scores of demonstrators pushing for the resignation of the country’s authoritarian leader after an August election widely seen as manipulated. Hundreds of students marched across the capital, chanting “Go away” to demand that President Alexander Lukashenko step down. They were blocked by police, who rounded up some and forced […]

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Dozens of protesters detained during anti-government rally in Belarus

Belarus police detained dozens of protesters on Saturday as thousands of people gathered in the capital Minsk demanding the release of a jailed opposition leader, the latest in a wave of mass protests following a disputed election. Maria Kolesnikova, 38, has emerged as a key opposition figure after others were either jailed or forced out […]