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    Alexander Lukashenko insists he’s not going anywhere, despite a month of protests against the Belarusian president’s disputed re-election. On Sunday, tens of thousands of protesters ignored government warnings to demand a new vote, saying last month’s election was rigged. Police were seen dragging away or beating demonstrators. Friends of a high-profile opposition leader, Maria Kolesnikova, say masked men abducted her. So, how much longer can Alexander Lukashenko hold on to power? Presenter: Imran Khan Guests: Jaroslav Romanchuk – Former Belarusian Opposition Presidential candidate Franak Viacorka – Non-Resident Fellow, Atlantic Council Vladimir Sotnikov – Political Scientist, Russia Academy of Sciences –

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