A woman holds a Belarus flag during a protest rally against police violence in central Minsk on August 14, 2020. Photo: AFPA woman holds a Belarus flag during a protest rally against police violence in central Minsk on August 14, 2020. Photo: AFP
A woman holds a Belarus flag during a protest rally against police violence in central Minsk on August 14, 2020. Photo: AFP

Belarus strongman Alexander Lukashenko faces growing opposition and new EU sanctions

  • Demonstrators dance and sing in street, hugging and kissing troops and putting flowers in anti-riot shields
  • Opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya calls for further protests over weekend

Topic |   Belarus
A woman holds a Belarus flag during a protest rally against police violence in central Minsk on August 14, 2020. Photo: AFPA woman holds a Belarus flag during a protest rally against police violence in central Minsk on August 14, 2020. Photo: AFP
A woman holds a Belarus flag during a protest rally against police violence in central Minsk on August 14, 2020. Photo: AFP
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