Belarusian pensioners argue with a law enforcement officer during a rally in Minsk. Photo: AFP Belarusian pensioners argue with a law enforcement officer during a rally in Minsk. Photo: AFP
Belarusian pensioners argue with a law enforcement officer during a rally in Minsk. Photo: AFP

Belarus police threaten to shoot protesters as pensioners join rallies

  • Use of live firearms would mark a major escalation in the stand-off between strongman Lukashenko and protesters
  • EU foreign ministers agreed to impose sanctions personally targeting the president

Topic |   Belarus
Belarusian pensioners argue with a law enforcement officer during a rally in Minsk. Photo: AFP Belarusian pensioners argue with a law enforcement officer during a rally in Minsk. Photo: AFP
Belarusian pensioners argue with a law enforcement officer during a rally in Minsk. Photo: AFP
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