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What lessons can Belarus teach the rest of the world? Belarus held elections on 9 August in a race that, as always, Alexander Lukashenko won in a landslide. In the lead up to the election, Lukashenko was facing strong competition from Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, an almost accidental candidate, who, with the help of a team of powerful and creative women, mustered tends of thousands of supporters. When Lukashenko won, the citizens of Belarus took to the streets. Join Charles Hecker and a panel of Control Risks experts as they unpack the drivers behind the unrest and its regional and global implications. This week's panel includes Eimear O'Casey, a Senior Analyst in our global risk analysis division, Bota Iliyas, an Analyst also in our global risk analysis division, and Nabi Abdullaev, Partner and head of our Moscow office.
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