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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..

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Belarus protests: Opposition appeal to EU fails to unblock sanctions [Video]

Belarus protests: Opposition appeal to EU fails to unblock sanctions

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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.

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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
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?

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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..

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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: Unfinished Revolution [Video]

Belarus: Unfinished Revolution

Ordinary people doing extraordinary things.

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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.

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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 -..

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'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

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'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.

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Belarus riot police seen striking protester during Minsk demonstrations [Video]

Belarus riot police seen striking protester during Minsk demonstrations

Riot police officers were captured striking a man during protests in Minsk about the presidential election results.

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Protesters beaten and detained in Belarus [Video]

Protesters beaten and detained in Belarus

People in camouflage worked alongside riot police in the Belarusian capital Minsk on Sunday beating and detaining people protesting against the re-election of President Alexander Lukashenko. Libby..

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Finnish ice hockey fans threaten club with boycott over game in violence-torn Minsk [Video]

Finnish ice hockey fans threaten club with boycott over game in violence-torn Minsk

fans say it would risk legitimising the authority of Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko, who was elected for a sixth term after a hugely contested presidential election on August 9.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 02:42Published
Masked riot police clash with students and make arrests during Minsk protests [Video]

Masked riot police clash with students and make arrests during Minsk protests

Masked riot police clashed with university students and made arrests during protests in Minsk on September 1.

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Lukashenko banned from Baltics after 'massive electoral fraud' and 'human rights breach' [Video]

Lukashenko banned from Baltics after 'massive electoral fraud' and 'human rights breach'

The Estonian foreign minister told Euronews the sanctions were decided over a 'massive' electoral fraud by Lukashenko's administration, as well as a "breach of human rights".

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Dozens detained in Belarus anti-government protest [Video]

Dozens detained in Belarus anti-government protest

Thousands took to the streets in a third weekend of rallies against President Lukashenko.

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Dozens of arrests at Belarus protests [Video]

Dozens of arrests at Belarus protests

The country's been gripped by mass protests since the August election, widely thought to have been rigged.

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What is the role of social media in the Belarus protests? [Video]

What is the role of social media in the Belarus protests?

From Twitter to Telegram, people in Belarus have been using social media to galvanise their movement. Here in #TheCube we speak with Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya about internet shutdowns, why social..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 24:13Published
EU diplomacy struggling for influence as future of Belarus hangs in balance [Video]

EU diplomacy struggling for influence as future of Belarus hangs in balance

"The EU influence in Belarus is very limited, contrary to that of Russia," explains Kristi Raik, International Centre for Defence and Security.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 02:50Published
Mass arrests in Belarus as authorities question Nobel Laureate [Video]

Mass arrests in Belarus as authorities question Nobel Laureate

Riot police in Minsk dispersed anti-government protesters demanding the resignation of Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko Wednesday night. The protest in the capital city marks the 19th day of..

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:07Published
Celebrated Belarus author calls for Russia's help [Video]

Celebrated Belarus author calls for Russia's help

Belarus's most celebrated writer called on Russia on Wednesday to help persuade President Alexander Lukashenko to negotiate. Svetlana Alexievich had been called for questioning in a criminal case..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:35Published

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