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Belarus’ leader warns no ‘Maidan’ following mass rallies supporting opposition

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko once said the country was not ready for a woman president – mockingly referring to Lithuania’s former president Dalia Grybauskaitė who “came, smiled, sat a bit and went away”. As Belarus gears up for August 9 election, Lukashenko is keen to preserve his grip. RFE/RL reports from Minsk. Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has openly warned that there will be no “Maidan” following mass rallies in Minsk…