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Coronavirus: Ukraine accuses Belarus over stranded Jewish pilgrims

Wednesday, September 16th 2020, 15:44
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, 0:09
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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Belarus protests: Putin pledges $1.5bn loan at Lukashenko meeting

Monday, September 14th 2020, 16:07

The offer was made during the leaders' first face-to-face talks since protests erupted in Belarus.
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Belarus protests: Police target female protesters

Sunday, September 13th 2020, 20:18
related places: Minsk

Tens of thousands of people have been marching in the capital Minsk and other cities.
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Belarus: Nobel Laureate Alexievich visited by diplomats amid 'harassment'

Wednesday, September 9th 2020, 14:55

European diplomats gather with Svetlana Alexievich after she says masked men tried to enter her home.
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EU demands release of Belarus political prisoners and warns of sanctions

Tuesday, September 8th 2020, 0:22

The strong statement comes after the disappearance of leading opposition figure Maria Kolesnikova.
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Belarus Lukashenko: Hundreds arrested at mass protests in Minsk

Monday, September 7th 2020, 9:21
related places: Minsk

More than 600 people are arrested after tens of thousands attended a rally against the president.
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Belarus protests: Security forces crack down as 100,000 gather in Minsk

Sunday, September 6th 2020, 22:08
related places: Minsk

An estimated 100,000 people have taken to the streets of Minsk to protest against the disputed election.
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Belarus: The great-grandmother taking on President Alexander Lukashenko

Thursday, September 3rd 2020, 23:00

As street protests in Belarus continue well into their fourth week, a 73-year-old has turned into an unlikely hero for demonstrators.
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Belarus riot police attack and arrest students

Tuesday, September 1st 2020, 18:15
related places: Minsk

University students in Minsk were protesting against Belarus's long-time leader, Alexander Lukashenko.
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Belarus protests: Students held as marches mark new term

Tuesday, September 1st 2020, 12:19
related places: Minsk

Thousands of students march through Minsk protesting against long-time leader Alexander Lukashenko.
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Belarus protest: Mass rally keeps pressure on Lukashenko

Sunday, August 30th 2020, 18:29
related places: Minsk

Tens of thousands rallying in Minsk are met by a huge police turnout and dozens of arrests.
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Putin says he could send police to Belarus if necessary

Thursday, August 27th 2020, 19:34
related countries: Russia Russia

The Russian president says he has a police force for Belarus if unrest there "gets out of control".
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Belarus summons Nobel prize winner after Minsk mass rally

Monday, August 24th 2020, 16:25
related countries: Lithuania Lithuania
related places: Minsk

Svetlana Alexievich is wanted for questioning in connection with a new opposition council.
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Belarus protests: 'There is more faith than fear'

Sunday, August 23rd 2020, 22:49
related places: Minsk

Tens of thousands of people take part in a mass rally in Minsk - the latest in a wave of protests.
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Belarus opposition holds mass rally in Minsk despite ban

Sunday, August 23rd 2020, 19:26
related places: Minsk

Tens of thousands gather in Minsk, as pressure on President Lukashenko shows no sign of easing.
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Belarus: What lies behind the protests?

Sunday, August 23rd 2020, 0:01

Mass strikes and protests have been continuing in Belarus, following disputed elections on 9 August.
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