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EU leaders to support Belarus’s protesters, but caution Russia

MINSK / BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders holding a state of emergency were expected to face sanctions on Belarusian officials on Wednesday, but signaled a reluctance to take steps that could be seen as a bid to drive the country out of the Moscow lane. Belarussian opposition politician Sviatlana …

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Opposition in Belarus urges the EU not to recognize the elections for the summit

MINSK (Reuters) – Belarus’s presidential challenger Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya on Wednesday accused European Union leaders of not recognizing what she called fraudulent election results, saying longtime leader Alexander Lukashenko had lost all legitimacy. Belarussian opposition politician Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya speaks in a video message at an unknown location in Lithuania, in this …

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