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Belarus says police detained 633 protesters on Sunday

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Belarusian police detained 633 people at protests across the country on Sunday, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.

Authorities have launched a crackdown on mass demonstrations against Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko that erupted after an Aug. 9 election his opponents say was rigged.

Reporting by Anton Kolodyazhnyy; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by Mark Trevelyan

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