Belarus protests: Opposition keeps up pressure on Lukashenko


Massive turnout of protesters is keeping up pressure on President Alexander Lukashenko to resign as the BBC's Danny Everhart reports. Yet again, Belarusians have flooded the streets of Minsk on demonstrated in other towns and cities determined to force out President Lukashenka. His security forces have responded robustly, seizing large numbers of people and carting them off in bands. Some demonstrators have been heading for an area of Minsk, where many senior officials live. They're not the sort of images Mr Lukashenko would like on the eve of his first face to face talks with President Putin since his disputed election victory. Despite maintaining the loyalty of Belarus is security apparatus. He is no closer to reasserting. He's once iron grip on the country. The BBC's Danny

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