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Belarus police detain at least 10 protesters in Minsk – TASS

Belarusian opposition supporters protest against presidential election results in Minsk

(Reuters) – Belarus police detained more than ten protesters in Minsk on Sunday, Russia’s TASS news agency reported, citing Belarus police.

People were gathering for a rally in Minsk and other cities, calling for veteran leader Alexander Lukashenko to step down.

Mass street protests have rocked Belarus since presidential elections in August, at which Lukashenko claimed a landslide victory in a vote his opponents say was rigged.

(This story fixes typographical error in headline)

(Reporting by Andrey Ostroukh; Editing by David Goodman)

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