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WorldNews Tuesday, 4 August 2020
Can a Housewife Stop Putin from Getting What He Wants in Belarus?Svetlana Tikhanovskaya is posing a genuine challenge to Alexander Lukashenko's rule, ahead of an apparent push from Russia to incorporate Belarus. ......
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News video: Ties between Russia and Belarus cool ahead of presidential elections

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Moscow says Lukashenko and Putin expressed confidence that the situation will be settled as the arrest of 33 Russians in Belarus threatens to sour ties between the historic allies.

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Dramatic footage shows an unidentified driver speeding through a police checkpoint in Minsk, Belarus. Dozens of officers can be seen surrounding the vehicle as they begin to beat the windows with batons, before pulling one person from the car. The driver managed to escape, speeding off against the normal flow of traffic. According to local media, the driver was later arrested. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko was sworn in to his sixth term in office after weeks of huge demonstrations against the authoritarian leader's reelection, which the opposition claims was rigged. Report by Avagninag. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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The opposition leader has called for a bolder response from the EU over Alexander Lukashenko's refusal to relax his grip on power.

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