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BELARUS CHIEF, FOES SCRAP DEAL BROKERED BY MOSCOW

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Belarus' hard-line president and his parliamentary foes scrapped a Moscow-brokered settlement of their dispute on Saturday, feeding fears of political collapse on the eve of a hotly debated referendum.

In Moscow, military officials said all Soviet nuclear weapons formerly in Belarus are now in Russia - the last of the warheads being shipped out shortly after Russian leaders mediated the Belarus political deal.Voters in this former Soviet republic decide Sunday whether to support President Alexander Lukashenko's bid to expand his already vast authority.

His opposition in parliament resumed impeachment proceedings Saturday, after agreeing the day before to halt them in the Moscow-mediated deal. Lukashenko in turn had agreed that the referendum would be non-binding.