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Belarus protests

Seventeen OSCE nations appoint team to probe Belarus election

Minsk prevented the deployment of OSCE election observers by not inviting them and has ignored repeated offers by the OSCE chairman to visit

18 Sep 2020 9:21 AM

Belarus' Lukashenko set to visit Russia as protests continue in capital

The post-election protests have attracted the biggest crowds on Sundays, when up to 200,000 people have flooded the streets of Minsk

12 Sep 2020 10:06 AM

Belarus opposition figure 'tore passport to pieces' to avoid expulsion

Kolesnikova, one of the last figures still in the country leading mass protests against President Lukashenko, was detained at the border

09 Sep 2020 11:23 AM

Scores detained as security forces crack down on mass protest in Belarus

Demonstrations have carried on throughout the four weeks since the election, gaining in size on the weekends

07 Sep 2020 1:29 PM

Belarusian journalists face charges for covering protests

The Lukashenko-led government had earlier revoked the accreditation of many Belarusian journalists and deported some foreign journalists

03 Sep 2020 11:13 AM

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Putin to host Belarus' Alexander Lukashenko in Moscow

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin will visit Minsk on Thursday, after weeks of protests against a disputed presidential election

02 Sep 2020 3:54 PM

Belarus revokes accreditations of journalists covering protests for foreign media

Lukashenko had earlier threatened to expel foreign journalists, accusing them of inciting protests against him before the election

30 Aug 2020 9:13 AM

Young blogger mobilises protest against Belarus dictator

Stepan Svetlov's NEXTA Live, a Telegram channel with 2.1 mm subscribers helps mobilise protesters and shares information from the ground

29 Aug 2020 9:41 AM

EU to blacklist up to 20 Belarus officials to press Lukashenko

Belarus' opposition says the poll was rigged and the EU, among others, disputes the results

28 Aug 2020 3:37 PM

Fearing persecution, Belarus activists flee to Lithuania

Since the crackdown in Belarus, Lithuania and Poland have eased coronavirus restrictions to allow in people on 'humanitarian grounds'

28 Aug 2020 9:30 AM

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Belarus braces for mass protests as Lukashenko orders army to defend borders

The president denounced mass protests, which he said were receiving support from Western countries, and ordered army to defend the borders

23 Aug 2020 12:15 PM

Internet shut down? No matter, in Belarus the revolution is being 'telegrammed'

The app helped coordinate mass protests since the results of the ‘rigged’ election that seeks to extend Alexander Lukashenko's 26-year rule.

21 Aug 2020 3:59 PM

AA Edit | Flashpoint in Belarus

The European Union has called an emergency virtual summit on Wednesday, as it explores how to help Belarus

19 Aug 2020 6:03 PM

Belarus protesters hold 'historic' rally as Lukashenko vows to stay on

Lukashenko, who has ruled Belarus for 26 years, is facing an unprecedented challenge to his leadership

17 Aug 2020 9:45 AM

Belarus leader says Putin offers help as pressure builds

Russia is Belarus's closest ally and the countries have formed a "union state" linking their economies and militaries

16 Aug 2020 11:28 AM

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Several thousand gather in Belarus capital for new protest

A large crowd had formed in the capital in honour of a protester who died there during this week's police crackdown on demonstrators

15 Aug 2020 5:17 PM

'They beat everyone': Belarus releases protesters as EU weighs sanctions

At least two protesters have died and around 6,700 were detained this week in the crackdown, which followed Lukashenko's re-election win

14 Aug 2020 3:16 PM

Thousands stage flower protest in Belarus as EU weighs sanctions

UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet condemned the detention of 6,000 people, 'including bystanders, as well as minors'

13 Aug 2020 10:36 AM

Belarus' leader wins sixth term with over 80% of votes

Human rights group says over 100 protesters are detained, who claim the elections are rigged

10 Aug 2020 1:52 PM

Clashes in Belarus as president claims a big election win

Thousands of opposition supporters quickly took to the streets of the capital to protest what they saw as official manipulation of the vote

10 Aug 2020 10:00 AM

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