Reports: Belarus fires concertmaster for backing protestsmain
The civil unrest in Belarus, where president Lukashenko is clinging to power after a rigged election, has claimed its first musical casualties.
It os reported that the concertmaster of the Belarus Bolshoi Theatre Regina Sarkisova (pictured) has been fired, together with violinist Alla Dzhigan and viola player Aleksandra Potemina. All three supported anti-Lukashenko protests.
In the US election, Joe Biden has pledged to delegitimise the Lukashenko regime if he wins.