Protesters gather to oppose election results outside the Embassy of Belarus in Moscow

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On Monday, more than a hundred people gathered outside the Embassy of Belarus in Moscow on the ninth day of protest against the results of the recent Belarus presidential election and demanded fresh elections.

On Monday, more than a hundred people gathered outside the Embassy of Belarus in Moscow on the ninth day of protest against the results of the recent Belarus presidential election and demanded fresh elections.

The demonstrations started a week following Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko rigged the presidential elections to continue in power. Thousands of protesters disappointed with the results, assembled in Minsk, Belarus, and other cities on Sunday and demanded fresh elections.

Outside the Belarus Embassy, protesters were lined up in a chain on the footpath of Maroseika Street, carrying posters, flowers, and white ribbons.

After the presidential election, on August 14, the Belarusian Central Election Commission announced that President Lukashenko received 80.1% of the vote. It triggered mass demonstrations and clashes with police in Minsk and other Belarusian cities. In which, thousands of protesters got arrested, and many got injured.

As per CNN, around 50,000 anti-government protesters collected in Minsk at around 3 pm, while less than 10,000 people assembled to back the president. As per the New York Times, a few appraisals put the quantity of hostile to government dissenters at more than 200,000.

As the pressure mounted over the weekend, Lukashenko stated that he had received support from Russian President Vladimir Putin that Russia will help to provide full support to ensure the security of Belarus.

However, European leaders have requested Russia not to meddle in neighboring Belarus as rising protests pose an unprecedented situation for President Aleksandr Lukashenko’s government, the FP reported.

Article Credit: The TASS/ The Vox/ The Foreign Policy

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ok ,thanks for your kind patience.

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