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Belarusian Leader Sworn In at Secret Ceremony as Protests Continue Against His Rule

HeadlineSep 23, 2020

In Belarus, President Alexander Lukashenko was abruptly sworn in at a secret ceremony today amid ongoing anti-government protests demanding that the longtime authoritarian leader resign. The opposition denounced the ceremony as illegitimate, following Lukashenko’s landslide win in last month’s election, which critics say was rigged.

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