Tens of thousands take to Belarus’ streets to again demand President Alexander Lukashenko’s resignation

//Tens of thousands take to Belarus’ streets to again demand President Alexander Lukashenko’s resignation

Tens of thousands take to Belarus’ streets to again demand President Alexander Lukashenko’s resignation

Demonstrators massed in central Minsk on Sunday after opposition leaders called for a huge rally to demand the resignation of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, the latest in a wave of protests against his disputed re-election.The authoritarian leader dispatched his notorious riot police to disperse spontaneous rallies that erupted after he claimed a sixth presidential term in an election two weeks ago that critics say was rigged.Tens of thousands of demonstrators draped in the red-and…

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