Belarus Opposition Leader Flees to Lithuania After Challenging Election Result

Top Belarusian opposition candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya said on Tuesday she fled Belarus “independently” for her own safety and the safety of her children amid a massive police crackdown on protests following the country’s presidential election. Tsikhanouskaya posted a video from Vilnius in neighboring Lithuania saying she had made “a very difficult decision for myself” outside … Read more Belarus Opposition Leader Flees to Lithuania After Challenging Election Result

Belarussian opposition leader flees country after “rigged election” – BBC News

The opposition candidate in Belarus’s presidential election has fled the country, declaring that the result was rigged. Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has said she left the country for Lithuania for the sake of her children, as her supporters continued angry protests in the capital Minsk. The former Soviet Republic is often referred to as Europe’s last dictatorship. … Read more Belarussian opposition leader flees country after “rigged election” – BBC News

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Kamala Harris’s Critical Moment in Police Reform

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Belarus opposition leader flees amid Lukashenko election-rigging allegations

The main opposition leader in Belarus says she fled the country “for the sake of her children” after claiming the presidential election result was rigged. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya is now said to be safe in neighbouring Lithuania. President Lukashenko – who’s been in power for 26 years – won a sixth term in office … Read more Belarus opposition leader flees amid Lukashenko election-rigging allegations

Belarus long time leader claims a landslide victory | Inside Story

His critics describe him as Europe’s last dictator. Alexander Lukashenko, who has already been President of Belarus for 26 years, is set to rule for a sixth term. Official results from Sunday’s election say he won by a landslide. But the opposition says the election was rigged. Lukashenko’s pre-election popularity fell because of his handling … Read more Belarus long time leader claims a landslide victory | Inside Story

Belarus unrest: Opposition leader flees to Lithuania after more clashes

Belarus opposition challenger Svetlana Tikhanouskaya is in Lithuania, the foreign minister said on Tuesday, following a second night of clashes after a disputed election in the authoritarian former Soviet republic. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube … Read more Belarus unrest: Opposition leader flees to Lithuania after more clashes

Belarus election: Opposition leader Tikhanovskaya fled ‘for sake of her children’ – BBC News

Belarus’s main opposition leader says she took a “very difficult decision” to leave the country, after disputing an election result she claimed was rigged. In a YouTube video, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya said she did it for her children as protests continued for a second night. One person has died. She was “safe” now in Lithuania, the … Read more Belarus election: Opposition leader Tikhanovskaya fled ‘for sake of her children’ – BBC News

Meet the Couple Who Adopted 17 Children with Trauma in Their Pasts | The Oprah Winfrey Show | OWN

Neenah and Scott Isaacson believe their mission in life is to open their hearts to children in need. Finally, the couple fulfilled their lifelong dream of having a family—by welcoming 17 foster children into their home! Neenah and Scott admit it hasn’t always been easy caring for children who have survived unloving and dangerous environments. … Read more Meet the Couple Who Adopted 17 Children with Trauma in Their Pasts | The Oprah Winfrey Show | OWN

‘No life is a good price’: Belarus opposition leader posts video from Lithuania

Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, the main opposition candidate in Belarus’ disputed elections, is thought to have left the country for Lithuania as clashes between heavily armed police and demonstrators escalated during a second night of protests follow re-election of longtime ruler Alexander Lukashenko. Subscribe to The Guardian on YouTube ► http://is.gd/subscribeguardian In an emotional video posted to … Read more ‘No life is a good price’: Belarus opposition leader posts video from Lithuania

Does the Scottish Conservative Leader Trust Boris Johnson & Dominic Cummings? | Good Morning Britain

New Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross has hit out at the failings of the Scottish Government’s economic response to COVID. The Moray MP replaced Jackson Carlaw last week to become the fifth Tory leader of the devolution era just nine months out from the next Holyrood election, which polling suggests will see the SNP rack … Read more Does the Scottish Conservative Leader Trust Boris Johnson & Dominic Cummings? | Good Morning Britain

Belarus clashes: Opposition candidate “safe” in Lithuania after protests

Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanouskaya has joined her children in neighbouring Lithuania, its foreign minister said on August 11. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter: … Read more Belarus clashes: Opposition candidate “safe” in Lithuania after protests

Dems, Republicans continue to spar over aid

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday dug into Democrats for wanting “Uncle Sam” to pay unemployed Americans more than they’d normally make amid the coronavirus crisis, while Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer hit back, saying such a comment is “demeaning” to hard-working citizens. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking … Read more Dems, Republicans continue to spar over aid

Belarus opposition disputes leader’s landslide win – BBC News

BBC News covered the election in Belarus, describing how the opposition leader is disputing Alexander Lukashenko’s landslide victory. The main challenger to Belarus’s Alexander Lukashenko has refused to accept the autocratic president won 80% of the vote in Sunday’s election. “I consider myself the winner of this election,” Svetlana Tikhanovskaya said. A lack of scrutiny, … Read more Belarus opposition disputes leader’s landslide win – BBC News