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Belarusian opposition supporters hold flowers and flash victory signs during a protest in Victory Square in Minsk, Belarus, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. Demonstrators are taking to the streets of the Belarusian capital and other cities, keeping up their push for the resignation of the nation's authoritarian leader. President Alexander Lukashenko has extended his 26-year rule in a vote the opposition saw as rigged. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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Belarusian opposition supporters hold flowers and flash victory signs during a protest in Victory Square in Minsk, Belarus, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. Demonstrators are taking to the streets of the Belarusian capital and other cities, keeping up their push for the resignation of the nation's authoritarian leader. President Alexander Lukashenko has extended his 26-year rule in a vote the opposition saw as rigged. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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Belarusian opposition supporters hold flowers and flash victory signs during a protest in Victory Square in Minsk, Belarus, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. Demonstrators are taking to the streets of the Belarusian capital and other cities, keeping up their push for the resignation of the nation's authoritarian leader. President Alexander Lukashenko has extended his 26-year rule in a vote the opposition saw as rigged. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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Belarusian opposition supporters hold flowers and flash victory signs during a protest in Victory Square in Minsk, Belarus, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. Demonstrators are taking to the streets of the Belarusian capital and other cities, keeping up their push for the resignation of the nation's authoritarian leader. President Alexander Lukashenko has extended his 26-year rule in a vote the opposition saw as rigged. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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Belarusian opposition supporters hold flowers and flash victory signs during a protest in Victory Square in Minsk, Belarus, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. Demonstrators are taking to the streets of the Belarusian capital and other cities, keeping up their push for the resignation of the nation's authoritarian leader. President Alexander Lukashenko has extended his 26-year rule in a vote the opposition saw as rigged. Banner reads "Thank you fot the Bravery". (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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Belarusian opposition supporters hold flowers and flash victory signs during a protest in Victory Square in Minsk, Belarus, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. Demonstrators are taking to the streets of the Belarusian capital and other cities, keeping up their push for the resignation of the nation's authoritarian leader. President Alexander Lukashenko has extended his 26-year rule in a vote the opposition saw as rigged. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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Belarusian opposition supporters hold flowers and flash victory signs during a protest in Minsk, Belarus, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. Demonstrators are taking to the streets of the Belarusian capital and other cities, keeping up their push for the resignation of the nation's authoritarian leader. President Alexander Lukashenko has extended his 26-year rule in a vote the opposition saw as rigged. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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Belarusian opposition supporters hold flowers and flash victory signs during a protest in Minsk, Belarus, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. Demonstrators are taking to the streets of the Belarusian capital and other cities, keeping up their push for the resignation of the nation's authoritarian leader. President Alexander Lukashenko has extended his 26-year rule in a vote the opposition saw as rigged. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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Belarusian opposition supporters hold flowers and flash victory signs during a protest in Minsk, Belarus, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. Demonstrators are taking to the streets of the Belarusian capital and other cities, keeping up their push for the resignation of the nation's authoritarian leader. President Alexander Lukashenko has extended his 26-year rule in a vote the opposition saw as rigged. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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Belarusian opposition supporters hold flowers and flash victory signs during a protest in Minsk, Belarus, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. Demonstrators are taking to the streets of the Belarusian capital and other cities, keeping up their push for the resignation of the nation's authoritarian leader. President Alexander Lukashenko has extended his 26-year rule in a vote the opposition saw as rigged. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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Belarusian opposition supporters hold flowers and flash victory signs during a protest in Minsk, Belarus, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. Demonstrators are taking to the streets of the Belarusian capital and other cities, keeping up their push for the resignation of the nation's authoritarian leader. President Alexander Lukashenko has extended his 26-year rule in a vote the opposition saw as rigged. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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Belarusian opposition supporters sing during a protest rally in front of the government building at Independent Square in Minsk, Belarus, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. Demonstrators are taking to the streets of the Belarusian capital and other cities, keeping up their push for the resignation of the nation's authoritarian leader. President Alexander Lukashenko has extended his 26-year rule in a vote the opposition saw as rigged. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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A Belarusian opposition supporter holds an old Belarusian national flag during a protest rally in front of the government building at Independent Square in Minsk, Belarus, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. Demonstrators are taking to the streets of the Belarusian capital and other cities, keeping up their push for the resignation of the nation's authoritarian leader. President Alexander Lukashenko has extended his 26-year rule in a vote the opposition saw as rigged. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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Lawmaker Sergei Klishevich gestures towards motorists while riding a bicycle with a Belarus flag in Minsk on August 20, 2020. - Belarus has opened a criminal investigation into attempts by the opposition to "seize power" after President Alexander Lukashenko's opponents created a Coordination Council to oversee a peaceful transition following disputed elections. (Photo by Sergei GAPON / AFP)

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6312527 20.08.2020 Police officers are pictured during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6312488 20.08.2020 People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6312494 20.08.2020 People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6312495 20.08.2020 People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6312496 20.08.2020 A man attends an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6312498 20.08.2020 People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6312501 20.08.2020 People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6312503 20.08.2020 People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6312505 20.08.2020 People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6312507 20.08.2020 People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6312508 20.08.2020 People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6312510 20.08.2020 People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6312512 20.08.2020 People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6312513 20.08.2020 People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6312514 20.08.2020 People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6312516 20.08.2020 People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6312518 20.08.2020 People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6312520 20.08.2020 People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6312521 20.08.2020 People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6312523 20.08.2020 People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6312524 20.08.2020 People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6312483 20.08.2020 A man attends an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6312456 20.08.2020 People attend a rally in support of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6312455 20.08.2020 People attend a rally in support of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6312449 20.08.2020 People attend a rally in support of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6312454 20.08.2020 People attend a rally in support of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6312458 20.08.2020 People attend a rally in support of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6312459 20.08.2020 People attend a rally in support of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko at the Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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Protesters sing as they gather in front of the Minsk Tractor Works Plant to support workers leaving the plant after their work shift in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko repeatedly rejected demands to step down and bristled at the idea of talks with the opposition, denouncing the coordination council on Tuesday as a "an attempt to seize power" in the country. Nevertheless, the council is set to convene for the first time Wednesday. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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Protesters gather in front of the Minsk Tractor Works Plant to support workers leaving the plant after their work shift in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko repeatedly rejected demands to step down and bristled at the idea of talks with the opposition, denouncing the coordination council on Tuesday as a "an attempt to seize power" in the country. Nevertheless, the council is set to convene for the first time Wednesday. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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Protesters gather in front of the Minsk Tractor Works Plant to support workers leaving the plant after their work shift in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko repeatedly rejected demands to step down and bristled at the idea of talks with the opposition, denouncing the coordination council on Tuesday as a "an attempt to seize power" in the country. Nevertheless, the council is set to convene for the first time Wednesday. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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Protesters with posters reading "Stop the violence" gather in front of the Minsk Tractor Works Plant to support workers leaving the plant after their work shift in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko repeatedly rejected demands to step down and bristled at the idea of talks with the opposition, denouncing the coordination council on Tuesday as a "an attempt to seize power" in the country. Nevertheless, the council is set to convene for the first time Wednesday. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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A woman walks as police block a sidewalk area next to Ministry of Internal Affairs of Belarus in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. The authoritarian leader of Belarus complained that encouragement from abroad has fueled daily protests demanding his resignation as European Union leaders held an emergency summit Wednesday on the country's contested presidential election and fierce crackdown on demonstrators. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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People wave Belarusian State flags from their cars as police block a sidewalk area next to Ministry of Internal Affairs of Belarus in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. The authoritarian leader of Belarus complained that encouragement from abroad has fueled daily protests demanding his resignation as European Union leaders held an emergency summit Wednesday on the country's contested presidential election and fierce crackdown on demonstrators. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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A police armored truck parked in front of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Belarus in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. The authoritarian leader of Belarus complained that encouragement from abroad has fueled daily protests demanding his resignation as European Union leaders held an emergency summit Wednesday on the country's contested presidential election and fierce crackdown on demonstrators. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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Police block a sidewalk area next to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Belarus in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. The authoritarian leader of Belarus complained that encouragement from abroad has fueled daily protests demanding his resignation as European Union leaders held an emergency summit Wednesday on the country's contested presidential election and fierce crackdown on demonstrators. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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A girl holds an old Belarusian national flag as people gather next to Ministry of Internal Affairs of Belarus in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. The authoritarian leader of Belarus complained that encouragement from abroad has fueled daily protests demanding his resignation as European Union leaders held an emergency summit Wednesday on the country's contested presidential election and fierce crackdown on demonstrators. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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Workers of the Grodno Azot Plant listen to a speaker during a strike in Grodno, 246 kilometers (154 miles) west of Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. The authoritarian leader of Belarus complained that encouragement from abroad has fueled daily protests demanding his resignation as European Union leaders held an emergency summit Wednesday on the country's contested presidential election and fierce crackdown on demonstrators. (AP Photo/Viktor Drachev)

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Workers of the Grodno Azot Plant cheer listening to a speaker during a strike in Grodno, 246 kilometers (154 miles) west of Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. The authoritarian leader of Belarus complained that encouragement from abroad has fueled daily protests demanding his resignation as European Union leaders held an emergency summit Wednesday on the country's contested presidential election and fierce crackdown on demonstrators. (AP Photo/Viktor Drachev)

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Opposition activists greet workers of the Grodno Azot Plant as they leave the plant to attend a strike in Grodno, 246 kilometers (154 miles) west of Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. The authoritarian leader of Belarus complained that encouragement from abroad has fueled daily protests demanding his resignation as European Union leaders held an emergency summit Wednesday on the country's contested presidential election and fierce crackdown on demonstrators. (AP Photo/Viktor Drachev)

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Workers of the Grodno Azot Plant listen to a speaker during a strike in Grodno, 246 kilometers (154 miles) west of Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. The authoritarian leader of Belarus complained that encouragement from abroad has fueled daily protests demanding his resignation as European Union leaders held an emergency summit Wednesday on the country's contested presidential election and fierce crackdown on demonstrators. (AP Photo/Viktor Drachev)

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A man waves a Belarusian State flag as supporters of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko gather in a square in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. Belarus' authoritarian leader threatened Wednesday to take tough new steps against demonstrators challenging the extension of his 26-year rule and accused the West of fomenting unrest as he sought to consolidate his grip on power amid widening protests. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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Supporters of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko with a big Belarusian State flag gather in a square in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. Belarus' authoritarian leader threatened Wednesday to take tough new steps against demonstrators challenging the extension of his 26-year rule and accused the West of fomenting unrest as he sought to consolidate his grip on power amid widening protests. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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Supporters of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko with a former Soviet and Belarusian State flags gather in a square in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. Belarus' authoritarian leader threatened Wednesday to take tough new steps against demonstrators challenging the extension of his 26-year rule and accused the West of fomenting unrest as he sought to consolidate his grip on power amid widening protests. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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A woman shouts holding a poster reads "Save Belarus!"as other supporters of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko with Belarusian State flags gather in a square in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. Belarus' authoritarian leader threatened Wednesday to take tough new steps against demonstrators challenging the extension of his 26-year rule and accused the West of fomenting unrest as he sought to consolidate his grip on power amid widening protests. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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A a supporter of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko holds a big Belarusian State flag as other gather in a square in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. Belarus' authoritarian leader threatened Wednesday to take tough new steps against demonstrators challenging the extension of his 26-year rule and accused the West of fomenting unrest as he sought to consolidate his grip on power amid widening protests. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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A man waves a Russian national flag as supporters of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko rally in a square in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. Belarus' authoritarian leader threatened Wednesday to take tough new steps against demonstrators challenging the extension of his 26-year rule and accused the West of fomenting unrest as he sought to consolidate his grip on power amid widening protests. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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A man waves a Belarusian State flag as supporters of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko gather in a square in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. Belarus' authoritarian leader threatened Wednesday to take tough new steps against demonstrators challenging the extension of his 26-year rule and accused the West of fomenting unrest as he sought to consolidate his grip on power amid widening protests. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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Supporters of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko hold a big Belarusian State flag in rain as they gather in a square in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. Belarus' authoritarian leader threatened Wednesday to take tough new steps against demonstrators challenging the extension of his 26-year rule and accused the West of fomenting unrest as he sought to consolidate his grip on power amid widening protests. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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Supporters of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko hold a big Belarusian State flag as they gather in a square in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. Belarus' authoritarian leader threatened Wednesday to take tough new steps against demonstrators challenging the extension of his 26-year rule and accused the West of fomenting unrest as he sought to consolidate his grip on power amid widening protests. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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Supporters of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko react listening a speaker as they gather in a square in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. Belarus' authoritarian leader threatened Wednesday to take tough new steps against demonstrators challenging the extension of his 26-year rule and accused the West of fomenting unrest as he sought to consolidate his grip on power amid widening protests. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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Belarusian opposition supporters light phones lights and wave an old Belarusian national flags during a protest rally in front of the government building at Independent Square in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. The authoritarian leader of Belarus complained that encouragement from abroad has fueled daily protests demanding his resignation as European Union leaders held an emergency summit Wednesday on the country's contested presidential election and fierce crackdown on demonstrators. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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A man shouts holding a poster reads "Lukashenko is our President!"as other supporters of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko with Belarusian State flags gather in a square in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. Belarus' authoritarian leader threatened Wednesday to take tough new steps against demonstrators challenging the extension of his 26-year rule and accused the West of fomenting unrest as he sought to consolidate his grip on power amid widening protests. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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Belarusian opposition supporters sing songs during a protest rally in front of the government building at Independent Square in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. The authoritarian leader of Belarus complained that encouragement from abroad has fueled daily protests demanding his resignation as European Union leaders held an emergency summit Wednesday on the country's contested presidential election and fierce crackdown on demonstrators. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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Belarusian opposition supporters have a meal during a protest rally in front of the government building at Independent Square in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. The authoritarian leader of Belarus complained that encouragement from abroad has fueled daily protests demanding his resignation as European Union leaders held an emergency summit Wednesday on the country's contested presidential election and fierce crackdown on demonstrators. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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Belarusian opposition supporters ride bicycles and wave an old Belarusian national flags during a protest rally in front of the government building at Independent Square in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. The authoritarian leader of Belarus complained that encouragement from abroad has fueled daily protests demanding his resignation as European Union leaders held an emergency summit Wednesday on the country's contested presidential election and fierce crackdown on demonstrators. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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A child plays as Belarusian opposition supporters gather for a protest rally in front of the government building at Independent Square in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. The authoritarian leader of Belarus complained that encouragement from abroad has fueled daily protests demanding his resignation as European Union leaders held an emergency summit Wednesday on the country's contested presidential election and fierce crackdown on demonstrators. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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Belarusian opposition supporter wearing a face mask with an old Belarusian national emblem attends a protest rally in front of the government building at Independent Square in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. The authoritarian leader of Belarus complained that encouragement from abroad has fueled daily protests demanding his resignation as European Union leaders held an emergency summit Wednesday on the country's contested presidential election and fierce crackdown on demonstrators. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2020, file photo, Belarusian opposition supporters light phones lights and wave an old Belarusian national flags during a protest rally in front of the government building at Independent Square in Minsk, Belarus. The Telegram messaging app has become an indispensable tool in coordinating the unprecedented mass protests that have rocked Belarus since Aug. 9, when election officials announced President Alexander Lukashenko had won a landslide victory to extend his 26-year rule in a vote widely seen as rigged. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, File)

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People with a Belarus flag drive past the Belarusian Interior Ministry during a protest of opposition supporters against disputed presidential elections results in Minsk on August 19, 2020. (Photo by Sergei GAPON / AFP)

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People with a Belarus flag drive past the Belarusian Interior Ministry during a protest of opposition supporters against disputed presidential elections results in Minsk on August 19, 2020. (Photo by Sergei GAPON / AFP)

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People with a Belarus flag drive past the Belarusian Interior Ministry during a protest of opposition supporters against disputed presidential elections results in Minsk on August 19, 2020. (Photo by Sergei GAPON / AFP)

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An opposition supporter flies a former white-red-white flag of Belarus during a protest against disputed presidential elections results on Independence Square in Minsk on August 19, 2020. (Photo by Sergei GAPON / AFP)

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6311945 19.08.2020 A woman holds a placard reading "We're unarmed" during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, along Independence avenue in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6311946 19.08.2020 People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, along Independence avenue in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6311942 19.08.2020 A woman holds a placard reading "Life is precious" during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, along Independence avenue in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6311939 19.08.2020 People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, along Independence avenue in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6311932 19.08.2020 People march down Independence Prospect as they attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6311930 19.08.2020 People march down Independence Prospect as they attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6311931 19.08.2020 People march down Independence Prospect as they attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6311949 19.08.2020 People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6311950 19.08.2020 People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6311929 19.08.2020 People march down Independence Prospect as they attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6311947 19.08.2020 People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6311948 19.08.2020 People attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6311921 19.08.2020 People cross Independence Prospect as they attend an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6311955 19.08.2020 Law enforcement officers walk during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6311951 19.08.2020 People attend hold their phones with flashlights during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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6311952 19.08.2020 People attend hold their phones with flashlights during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results, in Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko / Sputnik

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Theatre staff show their resignation letters to Yuri Bondar, Belarusian Minister of Culture, back to the camera, in the Janka Kupala National Theater in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Several dozen people gathered in front of the theater to support the troupe that handed in their notice after the theater's director, Pavel Latushko, was fired. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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Theater staff brandish their resignation letters to Yuri Bondar, Belarusian Minister of Culture, not in the picture, in the Janka Kupala National Theater in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Several dozen people gathered in front of the theater to support the troupe that handed in their notice after the theater's director, Pavel Latushko, was fired. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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People shout a slogan "release (from prison)" to show their solidarity with the detainees and people release balloons in colors of old Belarusian national flag into the sky at a detention center during opposition rally in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. After the police crackdown at least 7,000 were detained by riot police, with many complaining they were beaten mercilessly. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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A woman wearing a t-short with words reading "Mother-Belarus" holds an old Belarusian flag as other gather to show their solidarity with the detainees at a detention centre during opposition rally in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. After the police crackdown at least 7,000 were detained by riot police, with many complaining they were beaten mercilessly. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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People with a banner reading "Country for life" prepare to release balloons in colors of old Belarusian national flag into the sky to show their solidarity with the detainees at a detention centre during opposition rally in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. After the police crackdown at least 7,000 were detained by riot police, with many complaining they were beaten mercilessly. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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People shout a slogan "release (from prison)" to show their solidarity with the detainees at a detention center during opposition rally in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. After the police crackdown at least 7,000 were detained by riot police, with many complaining they were beaten mercilessly. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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People wwave old Belarusian flags as they gather to show their solidarity with the detainees at a detention center during opposition rally in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. After the police crackdown at least 7,000 were detained by riot police, with many complaining they were beaten mercilessly. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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People shout a slogan "release (from prison)" as they gather to show their solidarity with the detainees at a detention center during opposition rally in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Top opposition candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya entered the race after her husband Sergei, a popular opposition blogger, was jailed earlier this year as he tried to rally support for his candidacy. The protesters gathered near a detention center where he is being held and cheered for Sergei on his 42nd birthday on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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People shout a slogan "release (from prison)" as they gather to show their solidarity with the detainees at a detention center during opposition rally in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Top opposition candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya entered the race after her husband Sergei, a popular opposition blogger, was jailed earlier this year as he tried to rally support for his candidacy. The protesters gathered near a detention center where he is being held and cheered for Sergei on his 42nd birthday on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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A woman wearing an old Belarusian national flag reacts in solidarity with the detainees at a detention centre during opposition rally in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Top opposition candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya entered the race after her husband Sergei, a popular opposition blogger, was jailed earlier this year as he tried to rally support for his candidacy. The protesters gathered near a detention center where he is being held and cheered for Sergei on his 42nd birthday on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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Activists with old Belarusian national flags greet and support workers of the Minsk Tractor Works Plant leaving the plant after their work shift in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Workers in Belarus are joining a growing strike, turning up pressure on the country's authoritarian leader to step down after winning an election they say was rigged. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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Activists with old Belarusian national flags greet and support workers of the Minsk Tractor Works Plant leaving the plant after their work shift in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Workers in Belarus are joining a growing strike, turning up pressure on the country's authoritarian leader to step down after winning an election they say was rigged. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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Workers of the Minsk Tractor Works Plant leaving the plant after their work shift as activists with old Belarusian national flags greet them in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Workers in Belarus are joining a growing strike, turning up pressure on the country's authoritarian leader to step down after winning an election they say was rigged. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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Workers of the Minsk Tractor Works Plant leave the plant after their work shift as activists with old Belarusian national flags greet them in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Workers in Belarus are joining a growing strike, turning up pressure on the country's authoritarian leader to step down after winning an election they say was rigged. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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Workers of the Minsk Tractor Works Plant leave the plant after their work shift as activists with old Belarusian national flags greet them in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Workers in Belarus are joining a growing strike, turning up pressure on the country's authoritarian leader to step down after winning an election they say was rigged. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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A girl walks holding a small old Belarusian national flag as activists greet and support workers leaving the Minsk Tractor Works Plant after their work shift in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Workers in Belarus are joining a growing strike, turning up pressure on the country's authoritarian leader to step down after winning an election they say was rigged. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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A girl rides a scooter with a small old Belarusian national flag as activists greet and support workers leaving the Minsk Tractor Works Plant after their work shift in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Workers in Belarus are joining a growing strike, turning up pressure on the country's authoritarian leader to step down after winning an election they say was rigged. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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Belarusian miners gather for a rally in Salihorsk, about 120 km (75 miles) from Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Factory workers in Belarus continued to strike on Tuesday, turning up pressure on the country's authoritarian leader to step down after winning an election they say was rigged. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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A woman holds a poster showing a photo of a protester allegedly wounded by police and words reading "The future of our children is in your hands" during a rally at the Minsk Tractor Works Plant leaving the plant after their work shift in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Workers in Belarus are joining a growing strike, turning up pressure on the country's authoritarian leader to step down after winning an election they say was rigged. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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Theatre staff show resignation letters to Yuri Bondar, Belarusian Minister of Culture, center, at the Janka Kupala National Theater in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. In Minsk, several dozen people gathered in front of the theater to support the troupe that handed in their notice after the theater's director, Pavel Latushko, was fired for siding with the protesters. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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Belarusian miners shout during a rally in Salihorsk, about 120 km (75 miles) from Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Factory workers in Belarus continued to strike on Tuesday, turning up pressure on the country's authoritarian leader to step down after winning an election they say was rigged. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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Belarusian miners gather for a rally in Salihorsk, about 120 km (75 miles) from Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Factory workers in Belarus continued to strike on Tuesday, turning up pressure on the country's authoritarian leader to step down after winning an election they say was rigged. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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Belarusian miners shout during a rally in Salihorsk, about 120 km (75 miles) from Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Factory workers in Belarus continued to strike on Tuesday, turning up pressure on the country's authoritarian leader to step down after winning an election they say was rigged. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko chairs a Security Council meeting in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. The widening strikes come on the 10th straight day of unprecedented mass protests against election results that handed President Alexander Lukashenko his sixth term with 80% of the vote. (Andrei Stasevich/Pool Photo via AP)

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Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko chairs a Security Council meeting in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. The widening strikes come on the 10th straight day of unprecedented mass protests against election results that handed President Alexander Lukashenko his sixth term with 80% of the vote. (Andrei Stasevich/Pool Photo via AP)

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Belarusian opposition activists, members of the coordinating council, from the left, Pavel Latushko, Maria Kolesnikova, Olga Kovalkova, Maxim Znak, Sergey Dylevsky attend a joint news conference in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. The opposition is creating the Coordination Council to discuss the transition of power. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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Belarusian opposition supporters shout slogans during a protest rally in front of the government building at Independent Square in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Workers at more state-controlled companies and factories took part in the strike that began the day before and has encompassed several truck and tractor factories, a huge potash factory that accounts for a fifth of the world's potash fertilizer output and is the nation's top cash earner, state television and the country's most prominent theater. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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Belarusian opposition supporters gather for a protest rally in front of the government building at Independent Square in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, with a Soviet era sculptures in the foreground. Workers at more state-controlled companies and factories took part in the strike that began the day before and has encompassed several truck and tractor factories, a huge potash factory that accounts for a fifth of the world's potash fertilizer output and is the nation's top cash earner, state television and the country's most prominent theater. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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Belarusian opposition supporters gather for a protest rally in front of the government building at Independent Square in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Workers at more state-controlled companies and factories took part in the strike that began the day before and has encompassed several truck and tractor factories, a huge potash factory that accounts for a fifth of the world's potash fertilizer output and is the nation's top cash earner, state television and the country's most prominent theater. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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Belarusian opposition supporters light phones lights during a protest rally in front of the government building at Independent Square in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Workers at more state-controlled companies and factories took part in the strike that began the day before and has encompassed several truck and tractor factories, a huge potash factory that accounts for a fifth of the world's potash fertilizer output and is the nation's top cash earner, state television and the country's most prominent theater. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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A Belarusian opposition supporter holds a balloon depicting Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko during a protest rally in front of the government building at Independent Square in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Workers at more state-controlled companies and factories took part in the strike that began the day before and has encompassed several truck and tractor factories, a huge potash factory that accounts for a fifth of the world's potash fertilizer output and is the nation's top cash earner, state television and the country's most prominent theater. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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A Belarusian opposition supporter holds an old Belarusian national flag near a statue of Soviet Union founder Vladimir Lenin during a protest rally in front of the government building at Independent Square in Minsk, Belarus, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Workers at more state-controlled companies and factories took part in the strike that began the day before and has encompassed several truck and tractor factories, a huge potash factory that accounts for a fifth of the world's potash fertilizer output and is the nation's top cash earner, state television and the country's most prominent theater. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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Employees of the National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus protest over the country's disputed presidential election in Minsk on August 18, 2020. (Photo by Sergei GAPON / AFP)

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A man wrapped in a former white-red-white flag of Belarus gestures as employees of the National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus protest over the country's disputed presidential election in Minsk on August 18, 2020. (Photo by Sergei GAPON / AFP)

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Servicemen walk past Minsk's Dinamo stadium on the tenth day of protests over Belarus' disputed presidential election on August 18, 2020. (Photo by Sergei GAPON / AFP)

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