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Anti-war protests break out as Belarus votes to renounce non-nuclear status

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Belarusians voted in a referendum to allow the country to host nuclear weapons and Russian forces permanently. Part of a package of constitutional reforms that also extended the rule of leader Alexander Lukashenko. The referendum was held Sunday as the ex-Soviet country's neighbor, Ukraine, is under attack from Russian troops.
5 months ago·Minsk, Belarus

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IBTimes

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The Telegraph

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