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Belarusian police detain dozens of doctors ahead of anti-government rally

60 doctors and other medical staff who had gathered for a rally were taken to police stations.

By REUTERS
07/11/2020
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Jewish poet given Christian burial in Belarus

The reburial of Shmuel Yefimovich Plavnik, better known by his pen name Zmitrok Byaduli, took place on Tuesday at a Christian cemetery in Minsk.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
06/11/2020
Democracy is not dead in Bolivia

Evo Morales resigned when an investigation by the Organization of American States reported that there had been “serious irregularities” in the vote and “clear manipulations” of the voting system.

By GWYNNE DYER
18/10/2020
Police clash with opposition supporters after polls closed at presidential election, Minsk, Belarus
Belarus Interior Ministry: Army will use lethal force on protesters

"Interior affairs servicemen and the interior troops will not leave the streets and, if necessary, will use special equipment and live ammunition."

By LEON SVERDLOV
13/10/2020
Poland, Lithuania recall ambassadors to Belarus

Belarus has accused the two countries of meddling in its affairs by hosting exiled opposition leaders and refusing to recognize Alexander Lukashenko's victory.

By REUTERS
05/10/2020
Tens of thousands people rally in Minsk, police use watercannon

Belarusian police have used water cannon mounted on armoured police vehicles to disperse protesters and detained scores of protesters.

By REUTERS
04/10/2020
Cyprus demands Turkey sanctions at EU summit, stalls on Belarus

EU diplomats say a solution could involve a promise to Cyprus of tough sanctions on Turkey in the future.

By REUTERS
01/10/2020
Belarusian police use tear gas, stun grenades against protesters

Belarusian security forces began detaining people on Sunday as tens of thousands of protesters gathered in Minsk for the seventh straight weekend.

By REUTERS
27/09/2020
Belarus police detain dozens as crowds chant against Lukashenko

One group of women chanted "Our president is Sveta!" - referring to opposition politician Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya who they say won the vote - before riot police dragged many of them into vans.

By REUTERS
26/09/2020
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