13 august 2020

Press review: Minsk steps up repressions and Macron accused of trying to reconquer Lebanon


Top stories in the Russian press on Thursday, August 13  Media: Belarus steps up repressions as mass protests continueProtests after the presidential election in Belarus have been ongoing for the fourth day, but the authorities have not voiced plans to enter dialogue with the rioters. On the contrary, violence has been on the rise. The security forces continue arrests, which trigger new protests."The strikes have not yet entered a massive scale, the protesters neither have a leader nor a clear [...]