Belarus

Belarus strongman president faces strong election challenge

Incumbent Alexander Lukashenko, in office for 26 years, has made it clear he won’t hesitate to quash any attempt by his opponents to protest the results of Sunday’s election.

published on : 9th August 2020

Belarus leader pledges allegiance to Russia ahead of vote

In a state-of-the-nation address ahead of Sunday's election, President Alexander Lukashenko said the partnership between the neighbors reflects historic ties.

published on : 4th August 2020

Ex-teacher hopes to free Belarus from president's iron fist

Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya has united various opposition factions behind her candidacy and drawn tens of thousands of supporters to her campaign rallies.

published on : 4th August 2020