As avenue protests in Belarus proceed effectively into their fourth week, a 73-year-old great-grandmother has was an unlikely hero for demonstrators.
Nina Bahinskaya grew to become an web sensation after movies emerged of her confronting strains of Belarusian riot police.
Belarus has been gripped by mass protests because the 9 August election, broadly believed to have been rigged.
President Alexander Lukashenko, who has been in energy for 26 years, has stated he has no intention of stepping down and denies electoral fraud.
Video produced by Jonah Fisher, Anton Chicherov & Elizaveta Vereykina.