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In Belarus, 3 women are challenging a longtime authoritarian

Clip: 08/07/2020 | 5m 23s Video has closed captioning.

Voters in Belarus will head to the polls this Sunday in the country’s most contested election in decades. Alexander Lukashenko has been called Europe’s last dictator, leading a regime accused of human rights abuses, stifling dissent and running sham elections. But this year, Lukashenko faces an unprecedented challenge in an opposition effort driven by women. Nick Schifrin reports.

Aired: 08/07/20

Rating: NR

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