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A detained Belarusian opposition leader, Maria Kolesnikova, tore up her passport and climbed through a car window to avoid expulsion to Ukraine, another activist has told the BBC. Ivan Kravtsov was travelling in the same car, and said she that after leaving the vehicle, she “walked proudly to Belarusian territory” in actions he described as “heroic”. Speaking to the BBC’s Jonah Fisher, he said Ms Kolesnikova’s whereabouts are now unknown. #BBCOS #BBCOutsideSourceBBC News YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Belarus
Belarus, officially the Republic of Belarus and formerly known as Byelorussia or Belorussia, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe. It is bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest. Its capital and most populous city is Minsk.