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Who Is Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, Belarus’s Unlikely Opposition Leader?

Who Is Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, Belarus’s Unlikely Opposition Leader?

Who Is Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, Belarus’s Unlikely Opposition Leader? Who Is Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, Belarus’s Unlikely Opposition Leader? When Svyeta, then age 12, arrived in rural Ireland from Belarus in the mid-1990s, it was her strong grasp of English and her kindness that stood out. One of thousands of children brought to Ireland by charities in the years after the 1986 Chernobyl …

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Belarus Election: Svetlana Tikhanovskaya Flees Country Amid Protests

Belarus Election: Svetlana Tikhanovskaya Flees Country Amid Protests

Belarus Election: Svetlana Tikhanovskaya Flees Country Amid Protests Belarus Election: Svetlana Tikhanovskaya Flees Country Amid Protests MINSK, Belarus — The main opponent of Aleksandr G. Lukashenko, the embattled president of Belarus, left the country early Tuesday as organizers of the biggest antigovernment protests in its post-Soviet history called for a general strike. Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, who ran for president in Sunday’s …

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