Belarusian leader Lukashenko replaces heads of KGB and security council – Belta
MOSCOW, Sept 3- Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko has appointed new heads of the KGB security service, the security council and the state control committee amid protests and strikes over a disputed election, the official Belta news agency reported on Thursday.
MOSCOW, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Belarusian leader Alexander
Lukashenko has appointed new heads of the KGB security service,
the security council and the state control committee amid
protests and strikes over a disputed election, the official
Belta news agency reported on Thursday.
Lukashenko said he won an Aug. 9 presidential election by alandslide, but protesters say it was marred by massivevote-rigging allegations and have taken to the streets for morethan three weeks demanding he step down.(Reporting by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber;Editing by Andrew Osborn)
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