The Globalist

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7 August 2020

Episode 2290

60 minutes

We hear about the difficulty of delivering aid in Beirut as many Lebanese people call on Emmanuel Macron for help. Plus: we look ahead to this weekend’s election in Belarus and flip through the morning newspapers.

7 August 2020

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Ballot in Belarus

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We speak to risk analyst Alex Kokcharov about the elections in Belarus this weekend and ask whether the only option for the EU is to back autocratic strongman Alexander Lukashenko.

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