4 July 2001 MINSK, 4 July (Racyja)–A tomato was thrown at Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka on Tuesday, the country’s independence day, during a mass sporting event in the capital city of Minsk. Siarhej Lapceu, 45, was detained by police shortly after he threw the tomato at Lukashenka, who was taking part in a roller-ski race. […]

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