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Tens of thousands march in Minsk

An opposition supporter stands next to a police water cannon truck during a rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. Tens of thousands of people marched through the center of the Belarusian capital Minsk on Sunday to demand that authorities free political prisoners, prompting police to turn water cannon on them.

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An opposition supporter stands next to a police water cannon truck during a rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. Tens of thousands of people marched through the center of the Belarusian capital Minsk on...more

An opposition supporter stands next to a police water cannon truck during a rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. Tens of thousands of people marched through the center of the Belarusian capital Minsk on Sunday to demand that authorities free political prisoners, prompting police to turn water cannon on them. REUTERS/Stringer
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A woman reacts in front of law enforcement officers during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. The march is the latest in a series of rallies in Belarus since an Aug. 9 election in which President Alexander Lukashenko claimed a landslide victory. His opponents say it was rigged to hand him a sixth term in power.

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A woman reacts in front of law enforcement officers during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. The march is the latest in a series of rallies in Belarus since an Aug. 9 election in which...more

A woman reacts in front of law enforcement officers during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. The march is the latest in a series of rallies in Belarus since an Aug. 9 election in which President Alexander Lukashenko claimed a landslide victory. His opponents say it was rigged to hand him a sixth term in power. REUTERS/Stringer
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An opposition supporter stands next to a police water cannon truck during a rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. More than 100,000 people rallied in Minsk, the opposition news channel Nexta said on the messaging app Telegram. Official estimates are usually lower.

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An opposition supporter stands next to a police water cannon truck during a rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. More than 100,000 people rallied in Minsk, the opposition news channel Nexta said on the...more

An opposition supporter stands next to a police water cannon truck during a rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. More than 100,000 people rallied in Minsk, the opposition news channel Nexta said on the messaging app Telegram. Official estimates are usually lower. REUTERS/Stringer
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People attend an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020.  REUTERS/Stringer

People attend an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020.  REUTERS/Stringer

People attend an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020.  REUTERS/Stringer
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Law enforcement officers block a street during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

Law enforcement officers block a street during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

Law enforcement officers block a street during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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A woman walks past law enforcement officers during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A woman walks past law enforcement officers during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A woman walks past law enforcement officers during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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An opposition supporter stands next to a police water cannon truck during a rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020.  REUTERS/Stringer

An opposition supporter stands next to a police water cannon truck during a rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020.  REUTERS/Stringer

An opposition supporter stands next to a police water cannon truck during a rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020.  REUTERS/Stringer
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Opposition supporters hold a historical flag in front of law enforcement officers during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

Opposition supporters hold a historical flag in front of law enforcement officers during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

Opposition supporters hold a historical flag in front of law enforcement officers during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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People attend an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

People attend an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

People attend an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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Opposition supporters block a surveillance camera on a detention centre during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

Opposition supporters block a surveillance camera on a detention centre during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

Opposition supporters block a surveillance camera on a detention centre during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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People attend an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

People attend an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

People attend an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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An opposition supporter argues with a police officer during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020.  REUTERS/Stringer

An opposition supporter argues with a police officer during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020.  REUTERS/Stringer

An opposition supporter argues with a police officer during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020.  REUTERS/Stringer
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People attend an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

People attend an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

People attend an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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An opposition supporter holds a picture of detained Belarusian opposition politician Maria Kolesnikova, during a rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

An opposition supporter holds a picture of detained Belarusian opposition politician Maria Kolesnikova, during a rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

An opposition supporter holds a picture of detained Belarusian opposition politician Maria Kolesnikova, during a rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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People attend an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

People attend an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

People attend an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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An opposition supporter in the colours of the historical flag attends a rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

An opposition supporter in the colours of the historical flag attends a rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

An opposition supporter in the colours of the historical flag attends a rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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Law enforcement officers block a street during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

Law enforcement officers block a street during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

Law enforcement officers block a street during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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An opposition supporter holding a historical flag attends a rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

An opposition supporter holding a historical flag attends a rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

An opposition supporter holding a historical flag attends a rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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Police use a water cannon during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

Police use a water cannon during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

Police use a water cannon during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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A man shows a historical flag during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A man shows a historical flag during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A man shows a historical flag during an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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