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Nina Baginskaya: The great-grandmother inspiring the revolution to topple ‘Europe’s last dictator’ – ABC News

Viral videos of 74-year-old Nina Baginskaya confronting burly young police officers have become some of the most famous images of the uprising in Belarus.

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Two women, born generations apart, united in the fight to topple the man known as ‘Europe’s last dictator’.
Nina Baginskaya is a 73-year-old great grandmother inspiring a younger generation to join the uprising in Belarus.(Foreign Correspondent: Ilya Kuzniatsou)
Nina Baginskaya is a 74-year-old great grandmother who has become the icon of a revolution.
Maria Pugachjova is a 27-year-old office worker who has been protesting against Alexander Lukashenko since August.(Foreign Correspondent: Ilya Kuzniatsou)

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