Published On: Fri, Aug 21st, 2020
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Belarus authorities raise pressure on protest leaders

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Authorities in Belarus detained a leader of striking factory workers and threatened protesters with criminal charges on Friday in a bid to stem massive protests challenging the extension of the 26-year rule of the country’s authoritarian president, who accused the U.S. of fomenting the unrest.

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