Belarusians attend a protest rally against the results of the presidential elections. Photo: EPABelarusians attend a protest rally against the results of the presidential elections. Photo: EPA
Belarusians attend a protest rally against the results of the presidential elections. Photo: EPA

Hundreds arrested in Belarus as opposition claims senior figure was kidnapped

  • Disputed election has sparked demonstrations that have seen tens of thousands take the streets of the ex-Soviet country of 9.5 million
  • Police have intensified a campaign to quash the demonstrations, with troops, water cannon and armoured vehicles deployed in the capital

Topic |   Belarus
Belarusians attend a protest rally against the results of the presidential elections. Photo: EPABelarusians attend a protest rally against the results of the presidential elections. Photo: EPA
Belarusians attend a protest rally against the results of the presidential elections. Photo: EPA
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