Authorities clash with protesters in Belarus

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    Thousands have taken to the streets for another weekend of protests in #Belarus. Stun grenades were fired at the crowds, while opposition figures abroad have been pressuring Western leaders to put more sanctions on the country. Anti-government protesters gathered across the country on Sunday, with local media reporting arrests among the demonstrators. The Ministry of Internal Affairs has confirmed non-lethal riot control weapons were used against those resisting arrest. MORE:

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    Belarus, officially the Republic of Belarus and formerly known as Byelorussia or Belorussia, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe. It is bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest. Its capital and most populous city is Minsk.

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