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Tikhanovskaya challenges Lukashenko’s power in Belarus vote

Alexander Lukashenko is seeing his dominance challenged in an election campaign that has held several surprises. Svetlana Tikhanovskaya's campaign has given the opposition in Belarus a clear female profile

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