Amanpour: Linas Linkevičius, Andrei Sannikov, Bill Gates and Jeffrey Toobin


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Police and protesters clash in the streets of Belarus over the disputed sixth term election victory of President Alexander Lukashenko. His opponent, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, was detained on Sunday after filing a complaint about vote rigging and has now fled to neighboring Lithuania. Christiane Amanpour speaks to Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius about the latest developments and Tikhanovskaya's experience. Then former Belarusian presidential candidate Andrei Sannikov, who ran against Lukashenko in 2010, talks about his own mistreatment at the hands of Lukashenko’s regime and the need for international sanctions. Our Walter Isaacson speaks to Microsoft Corporation founder Bill Gates, about his fight to improve global health through the Gates Foundation, the search for a coronavirus vaccine and why he thinks much of the testing currently being done in the U.S. is useless. And President Trump continues the fight to keep his financial history a secret, his lawyers are now arguing that he’s being “harassed”. Jeffrey Toobin, legal analyst and author of "True Crimes and Misdemeanors: The Investigation of Donald Trump" joins Christiane to unpick the facts of the case.

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