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Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty: Protests Continue In Belarus Against Lukashenka, Arrests Reported


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Protests continue in Belarus against Alyaksandr Lukashenka who claimed victory in the country’s presidential election more than a month ago amid reports of widespread fraud.

Women gathered in downtown Minsk on September 26, many carrying flowers in what was billed as a women’s march through the capital, Minsk.

RFE/RL’s Belarus Service reports riot police quickly moved in and detained at least 10 women.

Among those held by riot police was 73-year-old Nina Bahinskaya, a frail…

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