Belarus: Protests erupt after Lukashenko appears to win election

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December 19, 2010
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"Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, once called 'the last dictator in Europe' by a U.S. official, easily won re-election in voting Sunday, according to exit polls reported by several media outlets. Meanwhile, opposition candidates were protesting in the capital city of Minsk and clashing with police. Two opposition candidates were injured, one reportedly seriously." (12/19/10)  

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