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News Topic - Belarus

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Belaruss movement will hopefully prevail. A U.S. president more sympathetic to democracy could help. Demonstrators in Belarus refuse to give up.
Washington Post | 6 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Belarus shuts its borders, Lukashenko reshuffles officials Authorities in Belarus have shut the' borders with several neighbors for most travelers amid the governments efforts to end 2 1/2 months of protests demanding the resignation of the countrys authoritarian leader
The Independent | 7 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Belarus protests: Lukashenko fires police chief in surprise shake-up of top team Police chief said nothing wrong with officers using lethal force against protesters
The Independent | 13 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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US Citizen Detained by Belarus Returns Home Vitali Shkliarov, a Belarusian-American political analyst who worked on past political campaigns of former President Barack Obama and Senator Bernie Sanders, still faces charges tied to recent protests against Lukashenko
Voice of America | Oct 28, 2020 5:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Biden vows to back Belarus opposition in removing Lukashenko Democratic presidential hopeful accuses Donald Trump of failing to speak up for people of Belarus after disputed electionJoe Biden has voiced support for Belaruss opposition in its general strike against President Alexander Lukashenko, saying the embattle
The Guardian | Oct 28, 2020 05:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
European Championship qualifiers: Ten-woman Northern Ireland earn heroic 1-0 win in Belarus Rachel Furness scores the winning goal as Northern Ireland win 1-0 in Belarus despite having goalkeeper Jacqueline Burns sent-off in the first half.
BBC News | Oct 27, 2020 6:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Belarus leader seeks to punish striking workers, students Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko urged authorities Tuesday to take action against plant workers and students who participate in a strike called by the opposition as the authoritarian leader made another attempt to halt protests of his reelection. Un
Yahoo! News | Oct 27, 2020 5:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Belarus riot police burst into apartment looking for protesters video Video shows riot police in Minsk bursting into an apartment in the city searching for protesters who had been seeking refuge after officers used stun grenades at a rally against the regime of Alexander Lukashenko, who continues to hold on to power despite
The Guardian | Oct 27, 2020 11:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Belarus Protesters Call for General Strike Against Lukashenko The countrys autocratic ruler, Aleksandr G. Lukashenko, is hanging on. But his fate may be decided in Moscow, where patience is wearing thin.
New York Times | Oct 26, 2020 8:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Belarus strikers press for authoritarian leader's ouster Factory workers, students and business owners in Belarusbegan a strike to demand that authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko resign after more than two months of continuing mass protests following a disputed election.
Newsday.com | Oct 26, 2020 5:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend