Shaping a New Belarus from Abroad Lukashenko’s Opponents Regroup in Lithuania

A large part of the Belarusian opposition has fled to neighboring Lithuania, including Svetlana Tikhanovskaya. They want to plan a free Belarus from exile in Vilnius.
By Katrin Kuntz in Vilnius, LIthuania
Nataliya Kolegova is helping people get out of Belarus: "Are you being persecuted? How much time do you have to flee? "

Nataliya Kolegova is helping people get out of Belarus: "Are you being persecuted? How much time do you have to flee? "

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"I needed to get away immediately."
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A mobile phone photo of a Belarusian prisoner who had been abused in jail.

A mobile phone photo of a Belarusian prisoner who had been abused in jail.

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Opposition leader Tikhanovski: "It is not enough to have new elections."

Opposition leader Tikhanovski: "It is not enough to have new elections."

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Protesters

Protesters

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