The Briefing

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2 August 2021

Episode 2556

30 minutes

One Belarusian sprinter refuses to leave Tokyo. Plus: Donald Trump’s tax returns, Samoa’s daring rejection of a Chinese-backed port and the latest news from the art market.

2 August 2021

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Chapter 1

One Belarusian sprinter refuses to leave Tokyo

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Journalist Franak Viačorka, senior advisor to Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tsikhanouskay, examines a brewing diplomatic incident on the sidelines of the Olympics.

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