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News: Belarus

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Deep freeze

Thursday, January 27th 2011, 10:27

Belarus faces isolation after a crackdown on the opposition
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Belarus activists to go on trial

Thursday, January 27th 2011, 6:46

Belarus is pushing ahead with plans to put on trial more than 30 political activists, including four opposition leaders, arrested in December during protests over the re-election of President Alexander Lukashenko.
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Belarus leader begins fourth term

Friday, January 21st 2011, 13:53

Alexander Lukashenko is sworn in for his fourth term as president of Belarus, amid sharp criticism from the European Union.
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Belarus battle

Wednesday, January 19th 2011, 6:20
related countries: Poland Poland

Poland leads EU effort to challenge defiant Belarus president
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Belarus boy in custody tug-of-war

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 14:47

A woman in Belarus battles to prevent the authorities taking custody of her grandson, whose parents are jailed opposition figures.
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Russian circus 'so terrible' the police are called

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 14:29
related countries: Russia Russia

A new year show put on by a touring Russian circus in Belarus was so bad that police were called in, local media report.
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Belarus closes down OSCE office

Friday, December 31st 2010, 16:11

Belarus shuts the local office of European human rights watchdog the OSCE, which was highly critical of its election.
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600 jailed over Belrus unrest

Tuesday, December 21st 2010, 22:04

The Belarus authorities have jailed about 600 demonstrators for up to two weeks in a crackdown on protests against the re-election of President Alexander Lukashenko.
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Belarus jails 600 over protests

Tuesday, December 21st 2010, 10:23

The Belarus authorities jail some 600 demonstrators for up to two weeks after protests against the re-election of President Alexander Lukashenko.
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'Scores under arrest' in Belarus

Monday, December 20th 2010, 14:58

Police in Belarus beat and arrest scores of protesters and several presidential candidates, drawing international condemnation.
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Vote protest hits Belarus capital

Monday, December 20th 2010, 9:06

Thousands of opposition protesters in Belarus try to storm the main government building, as President Lukashenko is declared winner of disputed elections.
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'Hundreds arrested' in Belarus

Monday, December 20th 2010, 0:01
related places: Minsk

Protestor have taken to the streets of Minsk in Belarus accusing the authorities of vote-rigging in the country's presidential election.
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Controversial election stirs Belarus tensions

Sunday, December 19th 2010, 3:09

People in Belarus are casting their ballots in the country's presidential election, with the incumbent Alexander Lukashenko widely expected to win.
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'Last dictatorship'

Saturday, December 18th 2010, 0:57

Can anyone really challenge Belarus' Lukashenko at the polls?
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Fraud fears ahead of Belarus poll

Friday, December 17th 2010, 7:49

Opposition parties fearing electoral fraud in Belarus's election have called on their supporters to protest publicly if current President Alexander Lukashenko wins.
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Medvedev attacks Belarus leader

Monday, October 4th 2010, 13:19
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev launches a strong attack on Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko, ahead of elections.
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Lukashenko challengers step out

Monday, September 27th 2010, 15:56

Nineteen candidates plan to run for president in Belarus - though few observers expect a serious challenge to Alexander Lukashenko.
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