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Canada denounces Lukashenko's inauguration in Belarus, preparing sanctions over human rights violations | CBC News

Canada, along with the United States and United Kingdom, has condemned the inauguration of Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and is seeking to hold his government accountable by preparing sanctions on individuals allegedly involved in human rights violat…

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7:52am PDT - September 24th, 2020

Belarus: Lukashenko's new mandate lacks democratic legitimacy, EU says

Alexander Lukashenko took the oath of office in secret after winning re-election in a disputed vote.

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1:35am PDT - September 24th, 2020

Police in Belarus detained 364 people at protests on Wednesday - ministry - Reuters India

Police in Belarus detained 364 people at anti-government protests on Wednesday, the Interior Ministry said in a statement on Thursday.

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1:31am PDT - September 24th, 2020

Police in Belarus detained 364 people at protests on Wednesday - ministry - Reuters India

Police in Belarus detained 364 people at anti-government protests on Wednesday, the Interior Ministry said in a statement on Thursday.

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1:31am PDT - September 24th, 2020

Germany doesn't recognise Lukashenko as Belarus president after swearing in - Reuters

Germany still does not recognise Alexander Lukashenko as president of Belarus even after his inauguration on Wednesday, government spokesman Steffen Seibert said.

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3:56am PDT - September 23rd, 2020

Belarus police detains at least 10 protesters in Minsk - TASS - Reuters

Belarus police detained more than ten protesters in Minsk on Sunday, Russia's TASS news agency reported, citing Belarus police.

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5:39am PDT - September 20th, 2020

Belarus protests: Opposition icon, 73, among hundreds detained in Minsk

Nina Bahinskaya had joined a women's march in Minsk as protests against the president continue.

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10:16am PDT - September 19th, 2020

EU set to miss Monday deadline to impose Belarus sanctions - diplomats - Reuters UK

The European Union is likely to miss its own Monday deadline for imposing sanctions on Belarus, three diplomatic sources told Reuters, stalled by a lack of unanimity among member states after Cyprus dug in its heels in a separate row.

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1:06pm PDT - September 18th, 2020

EU set to miss Monday deadline to impose Belarus sanctions - diplomats - Reuters India

The European Union is likely to miss its own Monday deadline for imposing sanctions on Belarus, three diplomatic sources told Reuters, stalled by a lack of unanimity among member states after Cyprus dug in its heels in a separate row.

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12:32pm PDT - September 18th, 2020

Belarus may close Poland, Lithuania borders - Reuters

A U.N. investigator warned of the possibility of "another Iron curtain" descending in Europe during an urgent debate on the human rights situation in Belarus in Geneva on Friday. It comes as President Alexander Lukashenko said his country needs to close its b…

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7:24am PDT - September 18th, 2020

Polish President considering imposing sanctions on Belarus, Lithuania says - Reuters UK

Polish President Andrzej Duda has told Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda he is considering imposing national sanctions on Belarus, the Lithuanian president's office said on Friday.

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4:37am PDT - September 18th, 2020

Polish President considering imposing sanctions on Belarus, Lithuania says - Reuters

Polish President Andrzej Duda has told Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda he is considering imposing national sanctions on Belarus, the Lithuanian president's office said on Friday.

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4:00am PDT - September 18th, 2020

Ukraine warns Russia on Belarus interference as UK flags sanctions - Reuters UK

Ukraine's foreign minister warned Russia on Friday against taking steps that undermine may undermine Belarus' sovereignty and destabilise the region, while Britain called for sanctions on those in Belarus responsible for the "fraudulent elections".

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3:56am PDT - September 18th, 2020

Belarus opposition leader demands ends to violence, free and fair elections - Reuters India

Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, in a speech at the U.N. Human Rights Council on Friday, demanded the country's authorities end violence against protesters and set up a free and fair presidential election.

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2:32am PDT - September 18th, 2020

Belarus opposition leader demands ends to violence, free and fair elections - Reuters UK

Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, in a speech at the U.N. Human Rights Council on Friday, demanded the country's authorities end violence against protesters and set up a free and fair presidential election.

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2:14am PDT - September 18th, 2020

Belarus opposition leader demands ends to violence, free and fair elections - Reuters

Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, in a speech at the U.N. Human Rights Council on Friday, demanded the country's authorities end violence against protesters and set up a free and fair presidential election.

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2:11am PDT - September 18th, 2020

Diplomatic standoff stalls EU's Belarus sanctions plan - Reuters India

Diplomatic standoff stalls EU's Belarus sanctions plan  Reuters India

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1:51pm PDT - September 17th, 2020

Ukraine-U.S. military exercises begin as Russia holds drills in Belarus - Reuters UK

Ukraine and the United States launched joint military exercises on Thursday, two days after Russia began joint military drills with forces in neighbouring Belarus.

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8:15am PDT - September 17th, 2020

Poland wants EU to pledge at least 1 billion euros to stabilize Belarus - Reuters UK

Poland wants the European Union to offer Belarus financial assistance of at least 1 billion euros (909.52 million pounds), Prime Minster Mateusz Morawiecki said.

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3:50am PDT - September 17th, 2020

Poland wants EU to pledge at least 1 billion euros to stabilize Belarus - Reuters.com

Poland wants the European Union to offer Belarus financial assistance of at least 1 billion euros, Prime Minster Mateusz Morawiecki said.

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3:37am PDT - September 17th, 2020

Poland wants EU to pledge at least 1 billion euros to stabilize Belarus - Reuters

Poland wants the European Union to offer Belarus financial assistance of at least 1 billion euros, Prime Minster Mateusz Morawiecki said.

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3:37am PDT - September 17th, 2020

More than 1,000 Jewish pilgrims blocked from entering Ukraine over coronavirus fears

More than 1,000 Orthodox Jews are waiting on the Belarus-Ukraine border, after their attempts to enter the country for a religious pilgrimage were rebuffed due to coronavirus concerns.

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2:52pm PDT - September 16th, 2020

Belarus protests: Maria Kolesnikova charged under security law

Maria Kolesnikova is said to have refused to leave Belarus after leading anti-government rallies.

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1:54pm PDT - September 16th, 2020

Belarus charges protest leader Kolesnikova with undermining national security - Reuters UK

Belarus investigators have officially charged Maria Kolesnikova, a protest leader, with incitement to undermine national security, the Investigative Committee said in a statement on Wednesday.

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7:31am PDT - September 16th, 2020

Belarus charges protest leader Kolesnikova with undermining national security - Reuters

Belarus investigators have officially charged Maria Kolesnikova, a protest leader, with incitement to undermine national security, the Investigative Committee said in a statement on Wednesday.

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7:28am PDT - September 16th, 2020