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Over 1,000 spectators attended a Belarusian soccer match, despite calls from fan groups to stay away during the coronavirus epidemic. Cardboard cutouts were used to fill empty seats. Belarus is the only country in Europe still playing public matches and the country’s president, Alyaksandr Lukashenka, has played down the domestic impact of the virus, despite dozens of deaths.
Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/cutouts-join-belarusian-fans-in-europe-s-only-active-soccer-league/30553149.html

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[1] Cardboard Cutouts Join Belarusian Fans In Europe's Only Active Soccer League ➤ https://www.rferl.org/a/cutouts-join-belarusian-fans-in-europe-s-only-active-soccer-league/30553149.html