By REUTERS The government ordered Andrei Yurov, a Russian human rights activist, to leave the country on Thursday, a Belarussian rights group said. Mr. Yurov was detained Wednesday and released on Thursday morning, the human rights group Vesna-86 said. “This is complete lawlessness,” Mr. Yurov said, according to the group. Belarus has cracked down on dissent since a presidential election last December that Western monitors denounced as fraudulent.
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