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Belarus protesters gather as President Alexander Lukashenko rejects calls to rerun vote

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has vehemently rejected any possibility of holding a rerun of a questionable election that gave him a sixth term in a landslide, despite pressure from massive protests.

Mr Lukashenko spoke to about 50,000 supporters who had rallied near the main Government building in Minsk on Sunday, while larger crowds of up to 200,000 streamed toward the site of an opposition rally 2.5 kilometres away.

  • ABC News

It was the ninth straight day of anti-Government rallies…

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