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Retirees protest against Belarus leader on 100th day since vote

Crowds of retirees have marched in the Belarusian capital Minsk, marking 100 days since mass protests began after authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko won his...

Thousands protest after Belarus opposition supporter ‘killed by security forces’

Thousands of people have rallied in Belarus following the death of an opposition supporter after he was reportedly beaten by security forces, and the...

EU sanctions Belarusian president

The European Union has imposed sanctions on the president of Belarus and 14 other officials over their roles in the security crackdown launched after...

Strikes in Belarus as protests against president continue

Factory workers, students and business owners in Belarus have gone on strike to demand that President Alexander Lukashenko resign after more than two months...

Protesters demand resignation of Belarus leader amid threat of strikes

Tens of thousands of protesters have swarmed the streets of Minsk pressing for the resignation of Belarus’ authoritarian president as an opposition leader said...

Belarus opposition leader threatens nationwide strike

The top opposition challenger in the Belarusian presidential election has threatened to call a nationwide strike. Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya has threatened to call for a national...

UK temporarily recalls ambassador to Belarus

The UK has temporarily recalled its ambassador to Belarus Jacqueline Perkins in response to the Belarusian government’s decision to expel 35 diplomats from neighbouring...

UK targets ‘fraudulent’ Belarusian leader Lukashenko with sanctions

The UK has imposed sanctions including an asset freeze and travel ban on Belarus’ president Alexander Lukashenko in response to human rights abuses following...

Belarus tells UN sanctions would be ‘harmful for everyone’

Belarus’ foreign minister has warned Western nations against imposing sanctions over the country’s disputed presidential election and crackdown on protesters. With the European Union and...

EU Ministers fail to approve sanctions for Belarusian officials

European Union foreign ministers failed to overcome a diplomatic standoff over Belarus today despite an appeal by the country's main opposition leader to approve...

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