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Children mimic street brutality in the playgrounds of Belarus

Sunday, November 22nd 2020, 1:59

Violence is being copied in children's games, raising fears that months of protests have affected the young.
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Belarus protesters battered, bruised but defiant after 100 days

Tuesday, November 17th 2020, 1:45

Relentless police brutality has not cowed protesters holding mass rallies in Belarus.
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EU slaps sanctions on Belarus leader Lukashenko for crackdown

Friday, November 6th 2020, 19:07

President Lukashenko and security chiefs join a long list of officials under EU sanctions.
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Belarus protests: The turtle 'anthem' protesters sing in Belarus

Sunday, November 1st 2020, 1:01

How music has featured prominently in the protests calling for President Lukashenko to step down.
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Belarus protests: National opposition strike gains momentum

Monday, October 26th 2020, 17:03
related places: Minsk

A strike by workers and students puts more pressure on President Lukashenko to quit.
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Police attack anti-Lukashenko protesters with stun grenades in Belarus

Sunday, October 25th 2020, 19:02

The opposition pledged a nationwide strike on Monday if President Alexander Lukashenko did not resign.
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Belarus: Svetlana Alexievich, Nobel winner and opposition figure, goes to Germany

Monday, September 28th 2020, 18:17
related countries: Germany Germany

Svetlana Alexievich's aide says the trip to Germany is not linked to the Belarus political crisis.
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Belarus: Mass arrests at protests for President Lukashenko to resign

Sunday, September 27th 2020, 19:18

Belarus police make mass arrests as tens of thousands of people again gathered for protests calling on Alexander Lukashenko to go.
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Belarus protests: Opposition icon Nina Bahinskaya, 73, bundled into van

Saturday, September 26th 2020, 21:52

Nina Bahinskaya was again among dozens of women detained at a rally against Belarus's president.
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Belarus: Video shows protester's 'taxi escape' from police

Thursday, September 24th 2020, 13:19

Demonstrations have continued in Belarus since the president declared victory in last month's election.
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Belarus: Mass protests after Lukashenko secretly sworn in

Wednesday, September 23rd 2020, 23:44

The opposition describes the inauguration ceremony in the capital Minsk as a "thieves' meeting".
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Belarus protests: Opposition icon, 73, among hundreds detained in Minsk

Saturday, September 19th 2020, 19:16
related places: Minsk

Nina Bahinskaya had joined a women's march in Minsk as protests against the president continue.
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Belarus: Jailed protest leader Maxim Znak on hunger strike

Friday, September 18th 2020, 18:52

The move by a top dissident comes as UN officials deplore rights abuses in Belarus.
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Belarus protests: Women try to unmask those detaining protesters

Friday, September 18th 2020, 1:30

Women want to hold to account the masked people picking protesters off the street in Belarus.
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Belarus protests: Maria Kolesnikova charged under security law

Wednesday, September 16th 2020, 22:54

Maria Kolesnikova is said to have refused to leave Belarus after leading anti-government rallies.
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Coronavirus: Ukraine accuses Belarus over stranded Jewish pilgrims

Wednesday, September 16th 2020, 17:44
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Hundreds are stranded at the nations' border as Ukraine's Covid rules block entry to foreigners.
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Kremlin looks to keep protest-torn Belarus in Moscow's orbit

Tuesday, September 15th 2020, 2:09
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Embattled leader Alexander Lukashenko may not find long-term solace in Russia, Sarah Rainsford writes.
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