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Number of US nationals ‘were detained' in Belarus ahead of election - President Lukashenko

1 month ago   |   By RT

President Aleksandr Lukashenko was quoted as saying on Thursday that Belarus had detained a number of people who possessed US passports and were married to US women ahead of the country's presidential elections to be held on August 9. Lukashenko provided no further details of the detainees. The US embassy has not immediately commented on the statement.
The president said that “quite a lot of people have been detained who were going to destabilize the situation in the country ahead of elections,” Belta news agency reported.
The campaign manager of Belarus' leading opposition candidate was...
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Belarus says U.S. nationals detained before presidential election

Belarus says U.S. nationals detained before presidential election

1 month ago   |   By National Post

MINSK/MOSCOW - Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said on Thursday a number of U.S. nationals had been detained before a presidential election on Sunday, but did not say when or why.
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Belarus says it has detained U.S. nationals - Belta

1 month ago   |   By National Post

MINSK - President Alexander Lukashenko said on Thursday that Belarus had detained a number of people who possessed U.S. passports and were married to U.S. women ahead of its Aug. 9 presidential elections, the Belta news agency reported.
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