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Moment taxi driver helps Belarusian protester escape riot police


Footage of a protester successfully fleeing riot police in Belarus has gone viral. The footage shows what appears to be a young man frantically running away from riot police, before jumping into a cab. The quick-thinking driver manages evade several members of police, driving onto the footpath, before escaping down a road. Protests have been taking place against the inauguration of Alexander Lukashenko as the country's president, after it was suspected that the election was rigged. There have been reports of beatings of activists since the protests began.

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