Belarus: The mother challenging an authoritarian president
As Team Tikhanovskaya has been touring the country meeting and motivating voters, President Lukashenko has been visiting his security forces. For years, his chief appeal to voters has been as a guarantor of stability. So on Tuesday, he was treated to a demonstration of the latest crowd-dispersing techniques by riot police. And the next day, he claimed to have uncovered a foreign plot to "destabilise" the...