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A student is detained by law enforcement officers during a protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus September 1, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS

A student is detained by law enforcement officers during a protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus September 1, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS

A student is detained by law enforcement officers during a protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus September 1, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS
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Students protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus September 1, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS

Students protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus September 1, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS

Students protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus September 1, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS
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A woman reacts in front of law enforcement officers during a protest of students against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus September 1, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS

A woman reacts in front of law enforcement officers during a protest of students against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus September 1, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS

A woman reacts in front of law enforcement officers during a protest of students against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus September 1, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS
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Demonstrators stand in front of law enforcement officers during a protest of students against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus September 1, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS

Demonstrators stand in front of law enforcement officers during a protest of students against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus September 1, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS

Demonstrators stand in front of law enforcement officers during a protest of students against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus September 1, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS
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A plainclothes law enforcement officer tries to detain a student during a protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus September 1, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS

A plainclothes law enforcement officer tries to detain a student during a protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus September 1, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS

A plainclothes law enforcement officer tries to detain a student during a protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus September 1, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS
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A woman kneels as she talks to a law enforcement officer during a protest of students against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus September 1, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS

A woman kneels as she talks to a law enforcement officer during a protest of students against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus September 1, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS

A woman kneels as she talks to a law enforcement officer during a protest of students against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus September 1, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS
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A student is detained by law enforcement officers during a protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus September 1, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS

A student is detained by law enforcement officers during a protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus September 1, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS

A student is detained by law enforcement officers during a protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus September 1, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS
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Law enforcement officers block a street during a rally of opposition supporters protesting against presidential election results near the Independence Palace in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS

Law enforcement officers block a street during a rally of opposition supporters protesting against presidential election results near the Independence Palace in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS

Law enforcement officers block a street during a rally of opposition supporters protesting against presidential election results near the Independence Palace in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS
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Law enforcement officers detain an opposition supporter, who was protesting against presidential election results, by carrying him into a van in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020. BelaPAN via REUTERS

Law enforcement officers detain an opposition supporter, who was protesting against presidential election results, by carrying him into a van in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020. BelaPAN via REUTERS

Law enforcement officers detain an opposition supporter, who was protesting against presidential election results, by carrying him into a van in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020. BelaPAN via REUTERS
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Opposition supporters take part in a rally against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS

Opposition supporters take part in a rally against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS

Opposition supporters take part in a rally against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS
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Law enforcement officers block a street during a rally of opposition supporters protesting against presidential election results near the Independence Palace in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020.  BelaPAN via REUTERS

Law enforcement officers block a street during a rally of opposition supporters protesting against presidential election results near the Independence Palace in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020.  BelaPAN via REUTERS

Law enforcement officers block a street during a rally of opposition supporters protesting against presidential election results near the Independence Palace in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020.  BelaPAN via REUTERS
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Opposition supporters take part in a rally against presidential election results near the Independence Palace in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS

Opposition supporters take part in a rally against presidential election results near the Independence Palace in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS

Opposition supporters take part in a rally against presidential election results near the Independence Palace in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS
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Opposition supporters take part in a rally against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS

Opposition supporters take part in a rally against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS

Opposition supporters take part in a rally against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS
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An opposition supporter stands with a historical white-red-white flag in front of law enforcement officers blocking a street during a rally against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020. BelaPAN via REUTERS

An opposition supporter stands with a historical white-red-white flag in front of law enforcement officers blocking a street during a rally against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020. BelaPAN via REUTERS

An opposition supporter stands with a historical white-red-white flag in front of law enforcement officers blocking a street during a rally against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020. BelaPAN via REUTERS
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Opposition supporters with a historical white-red-white flag stay in front of law enforcement officers blocking a street during a rally against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020. BelaPAN via REUTERS

Opposition supporters with a historical white-red-white flag stay in front of law enforcement officers blocking a street during a rally against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020. BelaPAN via REUTERS

Opposition supporters with a historical white-red-white flag stay in front of law enforcement officers blocking a street during a rally against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020. BelaPAN via REUTERS
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Law enforcement officers detain opposition supporters protesting against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS

Law enforcement officers detain opposition supporters protesting against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS

Law enforcement officers detain opposition supporters protesting against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS
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Law enforcement officers block a street during a rally of opposition supporters protesting against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS

Law enforcement officers block a street during a rally of opposition supporters protesting against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS

Law enforcement officers block a street during a rally of opposition supporters protesting against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 30, 2020. Tut.By via REUTERS
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Law enforcement officers block a street as women attend a demonstration against police brutality following recent protests to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 29, 2020.  BelaPAN via Reuters

Law enforcement officers block a street as women attend a demonstration against police brutality following recent protests to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 29, 2020.  BelaPAN via Reuters

Law enforcement officers block a street as women attend a demonstration against police brutality following recent protests to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 29, 2020.  BelaPAN via Reuters
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Women hold umbrellas with colors of a historical white-red-white flag of Belarus during a demonstration against police brutality following recent protests to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 29, 2020.  BelaPAN via REUTERS

Women hold umbrellas with colors of a historical white-red-white flag of Belarus during a demonstration against police brutality following recent protests to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 29, 2020.  BelaPAN...more

Women hold umbrellas with colors of a historical white-red-white flag of Belarus during a demonstration against police brutality following recent protests to reject the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 29, 2020.  BelaPAN via REUTERS
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People hold portraits of arrested opposition figures Syarhei Tsikhanouski and Nikolai Statkevich during a demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in front of the Janka Kupala National Academic Theatre in Minsk, Belarus August 28, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

People hold portraits of arrested opposition figures Syarhei Tsikhanouski and Nikolai Statkevich during a demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in front of the Janka Kupala National Academic Theatre in Minsk, Belarus August...more

People hold portraits of arrested opposition figures Syarhei Tsikhanouski and Nikolai Statkevich during a demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in front of the Janka Kupala National Academic Theatre in Minsk, Belarus August 28, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A woman holds her dog as she places flowers on a door of the Janka Kupala National Academic Theatre during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 28, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A woman holds her dog as she places flowers on a door of the Janka Kupala National Academic Theatre during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 28, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A woman holds her dog as she places flowers on a door of the Janka Kupala National Academic Theatre during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 28, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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People flash lights from their phones during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus, August 25, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

People flash lights from their phones during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus, August 25, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

People flash lights from their phones during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus, August 25, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A person waves a historical white-red-white flag of Belarus as people take part in a rally to protest against presidential election results, at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus, August 26, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A person waves a historical white-red-white flag of Belarus as people take part in a rally to protest against presidential election results, at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus, August 26, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A person waves a historical white-red-white flag of Belarus as people take part in a rally to protest against presidential election results, at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus, August 26, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A woman holds a placard reading "Teachers should teach, not forge papers" as people take part in a rally against presidential election results near the Ministry of Education in Minsk, Belarus August 25, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A woman holds a placard reading "Teachers should teach, not forge papers" as people take part in a rally against presidential election results near the Ministry of Education in Minsk, Belarus August 25, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A woman holds a placard reading "Teachers should teach, not forge papers" as people take part in a rally against presidential election results near the Ministry of Education in Minsk, Belarus August 25, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A woman is seen next to an armoured vehicle as people take part in a rally against presidential election results near the Ministry of Education in Minsk, Belarus August 25, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A woman is seen next to an armoured vehicle as people take part in a rally against presidential election results near the Ministry of Education in Minsk, Belarus August 25, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A woman is seen next to an armoured vehicle as people take part in a rally against presidential election results near the Ministry of Education in Minsk, Belarus August 25, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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People take part in a rally against presidential election results near the Ministry of Education in Minsk, Belarus August 25, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

People take part in a rally against presidential election results near the Ministry of Education in Minsk, Belarus August 25, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

People take part in a rally against presidential election results near the Ministry of Education in Minsk, Belarus August 25, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Flowers and candles are placed at a makeshift memorial to those who, according to opposition supporters, were killed during recent protests against presidential election results, at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 24, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Flowers and candles are placed at a makeshift memorial to those who, according to opposition supporters, were killed during recent protests against presidential election results, at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 24, 2020....more

Flowers and candles are placed at a makeshift memorial to those who, according to opposition supporters, were killed during recent protests against presidential election results, at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 24, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Law enforcement officers stand behind barbed wire during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Law enforcement officers stand behind barbed wire during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Law enforcement officers stand behind barbed wire during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko meets with officers of law enforcement and security services in Minsk, Belarus August 21, 2020. Andrei Stasevich/BelTA/Handout via REUTERS

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko meets with officers of law enforcement and security services in Minsk, Belarus August 21, 2020. Andrei Stasevich/BelTA/Handout via REUTERS

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko meets with officers of law enforcement and security services in Minsk, Belarus August 21, 2020. Andrei Stasevich/BelTA/Handout via REUTERS
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A man wearing a historical white-red-white flag of Belarus stands in front of law enforcement officers blocking a street during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in front of the Independence Palace in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A man wearing a historical white-red-white flag of Belarus stands in front of law enforcement officers blocking a street during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in front of the Independence Palace in...more

A man wearing a historical white-red-white flag of Belarus stands in front of law enforcement officers blocking a street during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in front of the Independence Palace in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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People march during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

People march during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

People march during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A woman kneels as she attends an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 22, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A woman kneels as she attends an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 22, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A woman kneels as she attends an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 22, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A man with the guitar gestures as he stands in front of law enforcement officers blocking a street during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in front of the Independence Palace in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A man with the guitar gestures as he stands in front of law enforcement officers blocking a street during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in front of the Independence Palace in Minsk, Belarus August 23,...more

A man with the guitar gestures as he stands in front of law enforcement officers blocking a street during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in front of the Independence Palace in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko walks outside the Independence Palace after an opposition demonstration against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus, in this still image from a handout video taken August 23, 2020. Courtesy of POOL PERVOGO/Handout via REUTERS

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko walks outside the Independence Palace after an opposition demonstration against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus, in this still image from a handout video taken August 23, 2020. Courtesy of...more

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko walks outside the Independence Palace after an opposition demonstration against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus, in this still image from a handout video taken August 23, 2020. Courtesy of POOL PERVOGO/Handout via REUTERS
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People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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People shout slogans during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

People shout slogans during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

People shout slogans during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A man waves a flag during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 24, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A man waves a flag during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 24, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A man waves a flag during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 24, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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A law enforcement officer stands next to an armored vehicle during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in front of the Independence Palace in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A law enforcement officer stands next to an armored vehicle during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in front of the Independence Palace in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A law enforcement officer stands next to an armored vehicle during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in front of the Independence Palace in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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An elderly couple is seen in front of law enforcement officers standing behind barbed wire during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

An elderly couple is seen in front of law enforcement officers standing behind barbed wire during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

An elderly couple is seen in front of law enforcement officers standing behind barbed wire during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A law enforcement officer stands behind a shield during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in front of the Independence Palace in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A law enforcement officer stands behind a shield during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in front of the Independence Palace in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A law enforcement officer stands behind a shield during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in front of the Independence Palace in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A woman attends an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A woman attends an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

A woman attends an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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People flash lights from their phones during an opposition demonstration against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 22, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

People flash lights from their phones during an opposition demonstration against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 22, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

People flash lights from their phones during an opposition demonstration against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 22, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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People attend an opposition demonstration against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 22, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

People attend an opposition demonstration against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 22, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

People attend an opposition demonstration against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 22, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A woman plays the violin as other protesters dance during an opposition demonstration against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 24, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A woman plays the violin as other protesters dance during an opposition demonstration against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 24, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A woman plays the violin as other protesters dance during an opposition demonstration against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 24, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A priest holds a cross as he stands in front of participants during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 24, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A priest holds a cross as he stands in front of participants during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 24, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A priest holds a cross as he stands in front of participants during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 24, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A man flashes the victory sign during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 24, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A man flashes the victory sign during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 24, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A man flashes the victory sign during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 24, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A protester attaches a placard reading "Belarusian security forces destroyed the country - ballast" at a pedestal of the monument during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 24, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A protester attaches a placard reading "Belarusian security forces destroyed the country - ballast" at a pedestal of the monument during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk,...more

A protester attaches a placard reading "Belarusian security forces destroyed the country - ballast" at a pedestal of the monument during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 24, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Relatives mourn next to the coffin of Brest resident Gennady Shutov, who was wounded during clashes between law enforcement officers and opposition supporters over the results of the presidential election on August 11 and later died in hospital, during his funeral in Zhabinka, Belarus August 24, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

Relatives mourn next to the coffin of Brest resident Gennady Shutov, who was wounded during clashes between law enforcement officers and opposition supporters over the results of the presidential election on August 11 and later died in hospital,...more

Relatives mourn next to the coffin of Brest resident Gennady Shutov, who was wounded during clashes between law enforcement officers and opposition supporters over the results of the presidential election on August 11 and later died in hospital, during his funeral in Zhabinka, Belarus August 24, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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Mourners attend a funeral of Brest resident Gennady Shutov, who was wounded during clashes between law enforcement officers and opposition supporters over the results of the presidential election on August 11 and later died in hospital, in Zhabinka, Belarus August 24, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

Mourners attend a funeral of Brest resident Gennady Shutov, who was wounded during clashes between law enforcement officers and opposition supporters over the results of the presidential election on August 11 and later died in hospital, in Zhabinka,...more

Mourners attend a funeral of Brest resident Gennady Shutov, who was wounded during clashes between law enforcement officers and opposition supporters over the results of the presidential election on August 11 and later died in hospital, in Zhabinka, Belarus August 24, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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A woman gives a thumbs down to law enforcement officers standing behind fences and barbed wire during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A woman gives a thumbs down to law enforcement officers standing behind fences and barbed wire during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A woman gives a thumbs down to law enforcement officers standing behind fences and barbed wire during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A man kneels in front of law enforcement officers standing behind fences and barbed wire during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A man kneels in front of law enforcement officers standing behind fences and barbed wire during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A man kneels in front of law enforcement officers standing behind fences and barbed wire during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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People carry a large historical white-red-white flag of Belarus during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

People carry a large historical white-red-white flag of Belarus during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

People carry a large historical white-red-white flag of Belarus during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A man talks to law enforcement officers standing behind barbed wire during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A man talks to law enforcement officers standing behind barbed wire during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A man talks to law enforcement officers standing behind barbed wire during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A helicopter believed to be carrying Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko flies over the Independence Palace during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A helicopter believed to be carrying Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko flies over the Independence Palace during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily...more

A helicopter believed to be carrying Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko flies over the Independence Palace during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Women talk to law enforcement officers blocking a street during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in front of the Independence Palace in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Women talk to law enforcement officers blocking a street during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in front of the Independence Palace in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Women talk to law enforcement officers blocking a street during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in front of the Independence Palace in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer

People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer
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People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Participants stage a performance during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Participants stage a performance during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Participants stage a performance during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A woman attends an opposition demonstration against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 22, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A woman attends an opposition demonstration against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 22, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A woman attends an opposition demonstration against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 22, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A man gestures during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A man gestures during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A man gestures during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A woman holds flowers during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A woman holds flowers during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A woman holds flowers during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 23, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Belarusian opposition politician Maria Kolesnikova attends an opposition demonstration against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 22, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Belarusian opposition politician Maria Kolesnikova attends an opposition demonstration against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 22, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Belarusian opposition politician Maria Kolesnikova attends an opposition demonstration against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 22, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A man rides a bicycle carrying a flag at the Independence Square during an opposition demonstration against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 22, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A man rides a bicycle carrying a flag at the Independence Square during an opposition demonstration against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 22, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A man rides a bicycle carrying a flag at the Independence Square during an opposition demonstration against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus August 22, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Law enforcement officers are seen during an opposition demonstration against presidential election results, at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 22, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Law enforcement officers are seen during an opposition demonstration against presidential election results, at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 22, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Law enforcement officers are seen during an opposition demonstration against presidential election results, at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus August 22, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Candles are placed next to portraits of people who died in Belarus protests, during a demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus, August 25, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Candles are placed next to portraits of people who died in Belarus protests, during a demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus, August 25, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Candles are placed next to portraits of people who died in Belarus protests, during a demonstration to protest against presidential election results at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus, August 25, 2020. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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