Video shows armed Belarus president amid growing protests

Video shows armed Belarus president amid growing protests

Belarus' embattled president has a message for tens of thousands of protesters who continue to demand he step down...

Belarus’ embattled president has a message for tens of thousands of protesters who continue to demand he step down: He’s not going anywhere. Video shown on state news agency Belta showed a rifle-wielding President Alexander Lukashenko emerging from a helicopter after other unverified video shared on social media showed him hovering over huge protest crowds in the capital Minsk.No ammunition clip was visible in his weapon.

A rifle wielding president and protests challenging the president’s win in the last election, what’s going on in Belarus?

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