Hesitant in early television appearances, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has won praise for recent speeches. Photo: APHesitant in early television appearances, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has won praise for recent speeches. Photo: AP
Hesitant in early television appearances, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has won praise for recent speeches. Photo: AP

The ‘accidental Joan of Arc’ taking on the strongman of Belarus

  • Svetlana Tikhanovskaya launched her presidential bid after her husband was arrested and barred from the August 9 polls
  • Her late bid to remove strongman Alexander Lukashenko has galvanised his opponents

Topic |   Belarus
Hesitant in early television appearances, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has won praise for recent speeches. Photo: APHesitant in early television appearances, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has won praise for recent speeches. Photo: AP
Hesitant in early television appearances, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has won praise for recent speeches. Photo: AP
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