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    Women are playing a major role in the opposition movement in Belarus, standing up to the regime and its violent police. They are prominent in ongoing demonstrations against Europe’s last dictator.

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    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.

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