Hundreds in Warsaw protest political repression in Belarus

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hundreds of people are marching in Warsaw to protest political repression in neighboring Belarus. The demonstration Sunday came on the eve of the one-year anniversary of the Belarus presidential election that they consider rigged. The group included many Belarusians living in exile in Poland who carried the Belarusian opposition’s red-and-white flag and chanted “Long live Belarus!”  Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko was awarded a sixth term after the Aug. 9, 2020, a presidential vote that the West has condemned as a sham. Poland, along with Lithuania and Ukraine, has become a key center of life in exile for Belarusians who have fled their homeland. 

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