Belarusian Protesters Urge Lukashenka To Resign
Belarusian demonstrators cheered as police blocking a major intersection in downtown Minsk withdrew and let them march past on August 30. Still, dozens were detained during the day. The tens of thousands of protesters called for the resignation of President Alyaksandr Lukashenka. It was the 22nd consecutive day of protests following the August 9 presidential election marred by irregularities, in which Lukashenka claimed victory.