The Foreign Desk

The end of Europe’s last dictatorship?

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15 August 2020

Episode 345

30 minutes


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Last weekend’s presidential election led to an unprecedented level of protest against Belarus’s authoritarian government. Police have cracked down with violence and mass arrests. How did Belarus get here? To what lengths will Alexander Lukashenko – and his security forces – go to cling to power?

15 August 2020

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