Police in Belarus detained 774 people at protests on eve of Putin summit

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MOSCOW (Reuters) – detained 774 people on Sunday at huge anti-government protests across , including 500 people detained in the capital Minsk, the Belarusian Interior Ministry said on Monday.

At least 100,000 protesters flooded the streets of Minsk on Sunday to protest against embattled Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko who flew to Russia on Monday for talks with President Vladimir Putin.

Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; writing by Tom Balmforth; Editing by Toby Chopra


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