Belarus opposition leader flees amid Lukashenko election-rigging allegations

The main opposition leader in Belarus says she fled the country "for the sake of her children" after claiming the presidential election result was rigged. (Subscribe:

Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya is now said to be safe in neighbouring Lithuania. President Lukashenko – who’s been in power for 26 years – won a sixth term in office with 80 per cent of the votes – but there are widespread claims of fraud.
Protests have broken out for the last two nights, sparking violent clashes with police.
And a warning, there are bright flashes from the very start.
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