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Feminist protesters ‘kidnapped, stripped’ by Belarus KGB

Three Ukrainian feminists who staged a topless protest mocking the Belarussian strongman were “kidnapped” by KGB security agents who forced them to strip naked in a forest and threatened to torch them, the group charged Tuesday. The three members of the radical Femen group had gone missing after their protest Monday outside the offices of the Belarussian…

Belarus criticizes new U.S. economic sanctions

The United States imposed sanctions last Thursday against four firms owned or controlled by a company linked to President Alexander Lukashenko in response to his government’s crackdown on the political opposition. “I believe that this is an act of aggression against the Belarussian people, a blow to the Belarussian economy, especially sectors which are…

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