Belarusian servicemen block a street during a protest against disputed presidential election results in Minsk. Photo: AFP
Belarusian servicemen block a street during a protest against disputed presidential election results in Minsk. Photo: AFP
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US considers sanctions against Belarusians for election fraud and violence against protesters

  • Officials also says the United States could consider imposing sanctions on Russia if it were to intervene overtly with force in Belarus
  • Protests erupts in Belarus after the August 9 election, which opposition say was rigged in favour of President Alexander Lukashenko

Belarusian servicemen block a street during a protest against disputed presidential election results in Minsk. Photo: AFP
Belarusian servicemen block a street during a protest against disputed presidential election results in Minsk. Photo: AFP
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