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Belarus election: A second night of violence and protests

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Police in Belarus were seen beating demonstrators and bundling people into vans in a second night of violence linked to protests over Sunday’s election result.

The authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko won 80% of the vote, but a lack of scrutiny – no observers were present – has led to allegations of widespread vote-rigging in the poll.



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