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Lukashenka Woos the Elderly

Opposition wavers as Europe’s last dictator polishes performanceby Nick Coleman MINSK, Belarus–For retired teacher Irina Petrenko, the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II means everything. She proudly shows off the Lenin statue in the center of Machulischi, a former military base near the Belarusian capital, Minsk, where she and her husband–an air force […]