Belarus: Opposition candidate freed from prison

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October 2, 2011
Atlantic City Press    
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"One of the seven Belarusian opposition presidential candidates arrested after last year's election has been released from jail after a pardon from authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko. Dmitry Uss, who had been sentenced to five years imprisonment for organizing a protest that started just after the polls closed Dec. 19, was freed after the Saturday pardon order." (10/02/11)

 

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