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
The regime has been building resilience for 26 years, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t trouble ahead, writes Oliver Carroll
Alexander Lukashenko has brushed aside unprecedented calls to stand down.
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.
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The long-standing Belarusian leader is facing the biggest challenge to his 26-year rule amid a wave of mass protests and strikes.
Tens of thousands of people defied threats of a crackdown by the security forces yesterday and flooded the streets of Minsk in the third successive weekend protest against President Lukashenko’s
The march by between 200,000 and 500,000 people through Minsk is the clearest evidence yet that President Alexander Lukashenko’s regime is in deep trouble.
In the run-up to the presidential elections on August 9, the mood in Belarus is turning against strongman Alexander Lukashenko. The West should seize the moment to help regime opponents,…