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Thousands joined an anti-government rally in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, on November 1. Unlike previous days, the protesters headed outside the city, to Kurapaty — a site of mass executions under Josef Stalin’s rule in the 1930s and 1940s. This was the 84th day of unceasing demonstrations in Belarus since August 9 when Alyaksandr Lukashenka claimed victory in a presidential election marred by irregularities.