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Belarus: I was locked up and beaten after police hauled me out of taxi during protests

Belarus: I was locked up and beaten after police hauled me out of taxi during protests

8 hours ago   |   Wessexfm

The young man smiled as he recalled three days of brutal beatings by riot police in Belarus detention after protesters rejected the re-election of longstanding leader Alexander...
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Thousands flood Belarus capital as election protests grow

9 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   2 articles

Tens of thousands of people flooded the heart of the Belarus capital Minsk on Friday in a show of anger over a brutal police crackdown this week on peaceful protesters that...
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EU takes first step toward Belarus sanctions

10 hours ago   |   Politico

EU foreign ministers on Friday took the first steps toward imposing sanctions on top officials in Belarus as protests continued to sweep the country. The bloc doesn't accept...
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Belarus election recount demanded as pressure grows for EU to intervene

Belarus election recount demanded as pressure grows for EU to intervene

11 hours ago   |   Wessexfm

Belarus opposition leader Svetlana Tsikhanouskaya has called on supporters to sign an online petition demanding a recount of the contested election results.
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Soldiers side with demonstrators and striking workers as Belarus protests takes revolutionary turn

12 hours ago   |   The Independent

Belarus soldiers, who were protecting government buildings on Independence Square in central Minsk, lowered shields shortly before 6pm local time
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In Belarus' poker game, Russia holds a winning hand

In Belarus' poker game, Russia holds a winning hand

12 hours ago   |   Politico

Long-term watchers of Belarus are accustomed to hearing that “this time it's different.” The country's situation has been stably precarious for decades, as President Alexander...
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Thousands join new protests in Belarus capital as president eases crackdown

13 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   2 articles

Tens of thousands of people have flooded the heart of the Belarus capital in a show of anger over a brutal police crackdown on peaceful protesters that followed a disputed...
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'We can only help ourselves': women in Belarus take protests into their own hands

14 hours ago   |   The Guardian

After police beat up demonstrators, flower-waving women take to streets demanding change The first chain of women appeared on Wednesday: a few hundred brave souls, dressed in...
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EU considers sanctions after crackdown on protests in Belarus

15 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Emergency meeting of 27 ministers to discuss elections and Lukashenko regime European foreign ministers are expected to move towards sanctions on Alexander Lukashenko's regime...
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Belarus frees protesters as workers turn on Lukashenko

Belarus frees protesters as workers turn on Lukashenko

15 hours ago   |   Politico

MINSK - Belarusian authorities began releasing hundreds of people imprisoned for protesting Sunday's presidential election in a change of tactics for the authoritarian...
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