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Biden vows to back Belarus opposition in removing Lukashenko

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Biden vows to back Belarus opposition in removing LukashenkoJoe Biden has voiced support for Belarus’s opposition in its general strike against President Alexander Lukashenko, saying the embattled leader’s reign was illegitimate. Biden, who leads President Donald Trump in polls ahead of next week’s US election, promised if he wins to “significantly expand”...
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News video: Mass protests in Belarus as opposition threatens strikes

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The opposition has threatened a mass walkout by workers if President Alexander Lukashenko does not resign.

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Rights groups say hundreds of protesters have been arrested in Belarus as weekly demonstrations against President Alexander Lukashenko continue.

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'It's a dead end': 100 days since Belarus' election, Lukashenko is still in power. Now what? [Video]

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Belarus' protest movement is united in wanting to bring down Alexander Lukashenko - but then what? View on euronews

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Belarus detains at least 400 as anti-Lukashenko protests continue [Video]

Belarus detains at least 400 as anti-Lukashenko protests continue

Around 400 people were detained during the latest protests in Belarus against President Alexander Lukashenko, a human rights group reported.View on euronews

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