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Meet The Midlands Family With Close Ties To A Leading Belarusian Politician

Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya spent many summers as a child in Roscrea.

A Chernobyl foster family in the midlands is speaking out about caring for the Belarussian opposition leader as a child. 

Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya returned to visit Henry Deane just outside Shinrone yesterday. 

She's currently in exile from Belarus, after replacing her husband as a candidate in last year's presidential election when he was arrested.

Mr.Deane says it was a proud moment watching the support she's received in her home country.

He was speaking to Will Faulkner on the Midlands Today Show:

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