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An estimated 100,000 people took to the streets of Belarus’s capital, Minsk, as protests against the president, Alexander Lukashenko, continued for the fifth weekend in a row. The large demonstrations come as Lukashenko is set to meet with Vladimir Putin for the first time since the presidential election on 9 August. Lukashenko’s claim he won a landslide victory triggered the growing uprising against his 26-year reign Belarus: 100,000 join rally against Lukashenko on eve of Putin showdownGuardian News YouTube Channel
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