Belarus opposition figure Maria Kolesnikova ‘abducted’

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    The last member of the female opposition trio who campaigned against President Lukashenko has allegedly been “abducted”. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab tweeted that he was “seriously concerned for the welfare of Maria Kolesnikova”. “Lukashenko’s regime must make her safe return their highest priority,” he added.

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