Lukashenko announced his unwillingness to transfer Belarus to martial law

Minsk, August 21, 2020, 15:24 – REGNUM President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko announced that he does not intend to completely transfer the republic to martial law.
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“I don’t want to plunge the country, completely transfer it to martial law. This is not normal. I want people to live in peace, as it has always been,” Lukashenka is quoted by “Sputnik Belarus”.
As reported by IA REGNUM, after the presidential elections on August 9, opposition protests began in Minsk and other cities of Belarus, which escalated into mass clashes with the forces of law and order. The West generally did not recognize the election results.
To date, three are known to have died as a result of protest rallies. More than 6.7 thousand people were detained. There are victims both on the part of the protesters and on the part of law enforcement officers.
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