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This image made from video provided by the State TV and Radio Company of Belarus, shows Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko armed with a Kalashnikov-type rifle near the Palace of Independence in Minsk, Belarus, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. Lukashenko has made a dramatic show of defiance against the massive protests demanding his resignation, toting a rifle and wearing a bulletproof vest as he strode off a helicopter that landed at his residence while demonstrators massed nearby. (State TV and Radio Company of Belarus via AP)

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Police in Belarus detain opposition activists amid protests
August 24, 2020 4:04 p.m.

Police in Belarus detain opposition activists amid protests

Police in Belarus have detained several opposition activists who helped spearhead a wave of protests demanding the resignation of authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko