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Belarus' authoritarian leader inaugurated in ceremony kept secret

CBS News Wednesday, 23 September 2020
Germany called the move by "Europe's last dictator" to assume his 6th term in office quietly, "very telling."
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The opposition has given Belarusian President Lukashenko an ultimatum: Resign by midnight or face a national strike.

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Tens of thousands of people have marched throiugh Minsk and other cities in Belarus a day before the country's opposition has threatened to launch a national strike if President Alexander Lukashenko refuses to resign.

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German eatery's bid to host winter guests hit by paritial lockdown

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