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Belarusian Activist Syarhey Kavalenka Goes Home

Prominent Belarusian opposition activist Syarhey Kavalenka, whose health deteriorated after a lengthy hunger strike earlier this year, has been released from prison after a request for clemency and reunited with his family in his native city of Vitsebsk. Kavalenka was sentenced in February to 25 months in jail for violating the terms of his parole for a conviction on charges of "illegally displaying" the banned Belarusian national flag.