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Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty: Dozens Arrested As Protests Against Lukashenka Continue In Belarus

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MINSK — Belarusian police detained dozens of protesters on September 27 during a march in the capital against Alyaksandr Lukashenka, who claimed victory in the country’s presidential election more than a month ago amid allegations of widespread fraud.

The protests in Minsk and other cities came after Lukashenka, in power since 1994, was inaugurated on September 23 in a secretive ceremony that prompted European Union members and the United States to issue statements that they did not…

Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty