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Belarus protests: How did we get here? [Video]

Belarus protests: How did we get here?

Hundreds of thousands of Belarusians have been protesting against the regime for seven weeks since a disputed presidential election took place on August 9.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:00Published
Belarus crisis: EU slams Lukashenko's 'inauguration' as president [Video]

Belarus crisis: EU slams Lukashenko's 'inauguration' as president

"This ‘inauguration’ directly contradicts the will of large parts of the Belarusian population [...] and serves to only further deepen the political crisis in Belarus," said EU foreign affairs..

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:24Published
Lukashenko inaugurated secretly amid protests, sanctions threat [Video]

Lukashenko inaugurated secretly amid protests, sanctions threat

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko assumed his sixth term of office on Wednesday during a surprise ceremony after weeks of mass protests.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:40Published
No Belarus sanctions by EU despite Tikhanovskaya plea [Video]

No Belarus sanctions by EU despite Tikhanovskaya plea

Belarus' opposition leader makes a shocking presentation but EU foreign ministers still unable to agree on sanctions.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:31Published
Belarus protests: Opposition appeal to EU fails to unblock sanctions [Video]

Belarus protests: Opposition appeal to EU fails to unblock sanctions

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 04:23Published
Mass anti-Lukashenko rally starts after Belarus police crackdown [Video]

Mass anti-Lukashenko rally starts after Belarus police crackdown

Opposition seeking president's exit after disputed election calls for protests a day after hundreds of women were held.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:06Published
Belarus: More than 200 arrested at anti-government women's march in Minsk [Video]

Belarus: More than 200 arrested at anti-government women's march in Minsk

Among those arrested was 73-year-old Nina Baginskaya who has become a regular figure of anti-establishment protests since they began in August.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:00Published
UN rights investigator warns of ‘iron curtain’ in Belarus [Video]

UN rights investigator warns of ‘iron curtain’ in Belarus

A UN investigator of human rights violations in Belarus is warning of another ‘iron curtain’ descending on Europe.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:56Published
Lukashenko says Belarus will close borders with Poland and Lithuania [Video]

Lukashenko says Belarus will close borders with Poland and Lithuania

"We are forced to ... close the state border on the West, primarily with Lithuania and Poland," Lukashenko said.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:44Published
Belarus protests: Lukashenko blames US for supporting opposition [Video]

Belarus protests: Lukashenko blames US for supporting opposition

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 00:32Published
Belarus mass arrests fail to stop protests [Video]

Belarus mass arrests fail to stop protests

After nearly 800 people were arrested in Minsk last Sunday, the UN Commissioner for Human Rights condemned what she called the violent repression of peaceful demonstrations.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:06Published
Lukashenko seeks Putin's help in attempt to survive mass protests [Video]

Lukashenko seeks Putin's help in attempt to survive mass protests

Russian leader agrees to $1.5bn loan with Minsk and says Belarus crisis should be resolved without foreign interference.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:11Published
Lukashenko goes to Russia: What the meeting of 'brothers' could mean for Belarus' future [Video]

Lukashenko goes to Russia: What the meeting of 'brothers' could mean for Belarus' future

Belarus' fate could be sealed in Sochi as Lukashenko sits down with his 'elder brother' Putin to discuss the ongoing unrest. What will it mean for the country's future?

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:34Published
Putin throws Belarus $1.5 billion lifeline [Video]

Putin throws Belarus $1.5 billion lifeline

Russian President Vladimir Putin bestowed a $1.5 billion loan on Belarus on Monday after its embattled leader, Alexander Lukashenko, flew to Sochi to ask Putin for more support. This report produced by..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:19Published
Belarus protests: Police target female protesters [Video]

Belarus protests: Police target female protesters

Tens of thousands of people have been marching in the capital Minsk and other cities.

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Belarus police detain hundreds of protesters in Minsk as crowds swell [Video]

Belarus police detain hundreds of protesters in Minsk as crowds swell

Demonstrators hit the streets of the capital before talks between Alexander Lukashenko and Russia's Vladimir Putin.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:47Published
Belarus capital sees violence escalation amid protest crackdown [Video]

Belarus capital sees violence escalation amid protest crackdown

The internet has been shut down, and police say they have detained at least 250 demonstrators, who were gathering for another protest in Minsk.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 23:53Published
Belarus police violently detain dozens of female protesters [Video]

Belarus police violently detain dozens of female protesters

Thousands take to the streets in capital demanding the release of jailed opposition leader following disputed election.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:56Published
Belarus: Unfinished Revolution [Video]

Belarus: Unfinished Revolution

Ordinary people doing extraordinary things.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 15:00Published
Soviet WWII propaganda revised to hail detained Belarus opposition figure Maria Kolesnikova [Video]

Soviet WWII propaganda revised to hail detained Belarus opposition figure Maria Kolesnikova

The artwork has gone viral.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 02:37Published
Opposition lawyers Maxim Znak and Ilya Salei reportedly detained in Belarus [Video]

Opposition lawyers Maxim Znak and Ilya Salei reportedly detained in Belarus

Lawyer Maxim Znak was reportedly taken from the offices of the opposition movement's coordination council on Wednesday by unidentified people in masks. A third opposition figure - lawyer Ilya Salei -..

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 02:23Published
'If Belarus protests succeed, Russia will be next' warns Lukashenko [Video]

'If Belarus protests succeed, Russia will be next' warns Lukashenko

"All of this is very painful and even tragic for me, but it doesn't mean that I'm giving up," Lukashenko told Russian media on Tuesday. View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:03Published
Belarus opposition figure 'detained' at Ukraine border [Video]

Belarus opposition figure 'detained' at Ukraine border

Belarus border officials say they detained protest leader Kolesnikova after reports she had been abducted in Minsk.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 06:13Published
'The regime is in agony': Belarus opposition leader slams Lukashenko [Video]

'The regime is in agony': Belarus opposition leader slams Lukashenko

"Our demonstrations are working and our strikes are working (...) The fact that they are kidnapping people shows that they feel fear and don't know what to do," Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya told Euronews.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 02:52Published
Belarus protest leader 'abducted' after mass anti-gov't march [Video]

Belarus protest leader 'abducted' after mass anti-gov't march

Unidentified people reportedly detain Maria Kolesnikova in central Minsk as police arrest demonstrators.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 05:32Published

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