Belarus police detain hundreds of protesters in Minsk as crowds swell

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    Belarus’ President Alexander Lukashenko is seeking support from a powerful neighbour as pressure mounts on his leadership. He heads for a meeting with Russia’s president on Monday, after a fifth weekend of protests. Police arrested more than 400 people at the latest demonstrations in the capital, but it did not deter hundreds of thousands demanding Lukashenko’s resignation. Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen reports from Minsk, Belarus. –

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