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Belarusians in exile aren't safe from the iron grip of Lukashenko

8 August 2021

4:00 PM

8 August 2021

4:00 PM

This week has laid bare the terrifying situation faced by Belarusians in their home country and abroad. From Tokyo’s Olympic village to the streets of Kiev and the courts of Minsk, the iron grip of president Alexander Lukashenko only seems to be tightening. With athletes joining political opponents and exiled activists in being targeted by the regime, many are now asking the question: where can Belarusians be safe?

Certainly not at home.

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