RT News - August 24 2020 (12:00 MSK)
Anti-government rallies - with tens of thousands on the streets of the Belarusian capital - pass peacefully after two weeks of unrest in the country. President Lukashenko expressed 'gratitude' to the military and riot police for maintaining order. 'Mainstream media' point the finger at Russian authorities after the country's prominent opposition activist Alexey Navalny falls into a coma. Russian doctors who intially treated him say no toxic agent has been detected in his blood. Dozens of women of West African origin camp outside their embassies and consulates in Lebanon, demanding to be sent back home as their employers in the crisis-hit country leave them literally on the street.