Belarus: Tens of thousands continue to protest

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    Tens of thousands of people have been marching in Belarus in the latest mass protests against President Alexander Lukashenko. There are reports of 400 arrests – in what the protesters are calling the march of heroes. Lukashenko is set to meet with his Russian neighbour Vladimir Putin – with many fearing he will cede sovereignty over his country in return for increased support from Moscow. Sky News videos are now available in Spanish here/Los video de Sky News están disponibles en español aquí https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzG5BnqHO8oNlrPDW9CYJog

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