Belarus unrest: Opposition leader asks UN to condemn crackdown

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    Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tsikhanovskaya is calling on the United Nations to condemn the government’s violent crackdown on protesters. They accuse President Alexander Lukashenko of rigging the election last month. Al Jazeera’s Bernard Smith reports from Vilnius in neighbouring Lithuania. –

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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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