Belarusian opposition council member leaves for Poland amid crackdown

A prominent member of Belarus's opposition council said on Wednesday he has left for Poland amid a police crackdown, but that he has not emigrated, Belarusian newspaper Nasha Niva reported.
Pavel Latushko is a former culture minister and head of the main state drama theater. The council, comprising dozens of people, was set up amid a series of huge anti-government protests that flared last month.
He could not immediately be reached by telephone on Wednesday.
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