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‘You Cannot Say No’: The Reign of Terror That Sustains Belarus’s Leader

‘You Cannot Say No’: The Reign of Terror That Sustains Belarus’s Leader

‘You Cannot Say No’: The Reign of Terror That Sustains Belarus’s Leader ‘You Cannot Say No’: The Reign of Terror That Sustains Belarus’s Leader MINSK, Belarus — Appalled by savage police violence at the start of Belarus’s would-be revolution, the host of a popular morning show on state television quit his job in protest and declared that his country’s veteran …

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Protests Persist Against Belarus’s Leader Aleksandr Lukashenko

Protests Persist Against Belarus’s Leader Aleksandr Lukashenko

Protests Persist Against Belarus’s Leader Aleksandr Lukashenko Protests Persist Against Belarus’s Leader Aleksandr Lukashenko MINSK, Belarus — One day after President Aleksandr G. Lukashenko of Belarus promised to crush with an iron fist the protests that have broken out since his re-election this month, tens of thousands of people took to the streets of the capital, Minsk, on Sunday to …

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Who Is Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, Belarus’s Unlikely Opposition Leader?

Who Is Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, Belarus’s Unlikely Opposition Leader?

Who Is Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, Belarus’s Unlikely Opposition Leader? Who Is Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, Belarus’s Unlikely Opposition Leader? When Svyeta, then age 12, arrived in rural Ireland from Belarus in the mid-1990s, it was her strong grasp of English and her kindness that stood out. One of thousands of children brought to Ireland by charities in the years after the 1986 Chernobyl …

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Belarus’s Aleksandr Lukashenko Vows to Crush Election Protests

Belarus’s Aleksandr Lukashenko Vows to Crush Election Protests

Belarus’s Aleksandr Lukashenko Vows to Crush Election Protests Belarus’s Aleksandr Lukashenko Vows to Crush Election Protests MINSK, Belarus — The embattled president of Belarus, Aleksandr G. Lukashenko, on Monday claimed a landslide victory in elections this weekend and vowed to crush the protests that have presented the biggest popular challenge he has faced in his 26 years of authoritarian rule. …

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