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Belarusian athlete departs Japan for Poland

  • August 4, 2021
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All networks reported that Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya left Narita at about 11 a.m. today for Poland, where she was granted asylum. She had refused to return home, saying she was being forced to return to Belarus after she posted comments critical of the Lukashenko government on social media.

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