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Belarus Introduces Death Penalty for 'Attempted' Terrorism

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Belarus has introduced the death penalty for attempts to carry out acts of terrorism. Opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya joined the United States in denouncing the decision. Two years ago, Belarus faced historic protests against the re-election of strongman leader Alexander Lukashenko.
3 months ago·Minsk, Belarus

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