Alexander Grigoryevich Lukashenko or Alyaksandr Ryhoravich Lukashenka (born 30 August 1954) is a Belarusian politician, who has served as president of Belarus since the establishment of the office 26 years ago, on 20 July 1994. Before launching his political career, Lukashenko worked as director of a state farm (sovkhoz), and served in the Soviet Border Troops and in the Soviet Army. — Wikipedia
Alexander Lukashenko is not on the sanctions list.
The regime has been building resilience for 26 years, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t trouble ahead, writes Oliver Carroll
A children’s show on state television in Belarus has broadcast an apparent parody of President Lukashenko days after the dictator was sworn in for a sixth successive term.The Kalykhanka puppet show on
Lukashenko garnered the support of 80 percent of voters in the 9 August election, according to the official results, which were widely rejected by the opposition as…
“Grandmothers and grandfathers heal poorly from new wounds,” read one of the banners carried by demonstrators.
Alexander Lukashenko has brushed aside unprecedented calls to stand down.
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Kremlin says West exerting ‘unprecedented pressure’ on its ally Alexander Lukashenko
As protests grow against an apparently rigged election result in Belarus, Moscow’s role becomes ever more crucial. The main question is whether Russia will rescue Alexander Lukashenko.The 65-year-old
Russian President Vladimir Putin pledged financial and military backing for the embattled president of neighboring Belarus, support that could ultimately bind Minsk more tightly to Moscow.
UK and Canada say they are stepping up punitive measures in response to rigged elections and human rights abuses