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Belarusians in Lithuania protest Lukashenko’s ‘farce’ inauguration

Thursday, September 24, 2020

On Wednesday, several dozen Belarusians gathered outside the country’s embassy in Lithuania to protest against Alexander Lukashenko’s secret inauguration. Anastasia Markevich, a Belarusian studying in Lithuania, described the inauguration as absurd, saying she does not consider Lukashenko a legitimate leader. “I think it’s absurd. We don’t consider Lukashenko a legitimate president. I don’t think today’s inauguration was legitimate,” said Markevich, while she held a poster supporting Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, the leading…