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There are 15 item(s) tagged with the keyword "lukashenko".

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1. Belarus Cracks Down, Again

Belarus's Supreme Court has ruled that a group of former law enforcement officers who support opposition politicians is a terrorist group.

Tags: law, lukashenko, belarus, dissent
2. An Attempt to Reason

Belarusian President Lukashenko pleads for Ukraine and Russia to come to an agreement.

Tags: international relations, lukashenko, war in ukraine, Belarus
3. The Breadwinner

"Any region [of the Russian Federation], a Russian citizen, a Russian person – these are our people. We have never split. Can we help with something in agriculture – please. We will give the last grain, super-elite [grain], so all is well."

–  From the website of Alexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus, on December 2.
Tags: belarus, alexander lukashenko, lukashenko, agricultura, grain
4. Remembering the Good Times, Lukashenko Style

An exhibit showing off the machine gun of our favorite mustached president (alongside other artifacts from August 2020 unrest) is currently gracing Minsk's Independence Palace.

Tags: politics, protest, belarus, lukashenko
5. A Mustachioed Medusa

What could be more sinister than a Medusa with a mustache? A hint: a Medusa with a mustache and a reputation for being Europe’s last dictator.

Tags: bas-relief, street art, artwork, st. petersburg, lukashenko, alexander lukashenko
6. Lukashenko Gets the Putin Treatment

The President of Belarus is the subject of a new corruption investigation from Radio Free Europe.

Tags: journalism, lukashenko, belarus, corruption
7. Skiing Buddies

“I hope we will be able to spend a little time together, relax after today's working hours. I would like to invite you to go skiing.”

– Another productive meeting this week with Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko on February 22nd. The pair discussed their work together on the energy sector of Belarus, Putin particularly noting Lukashenko’s support for the country’s nuclear power plant. He followed up with an invite to ski.

Tags: skiing, nuclear, energy, meeting, putin, lukashenko
8. Party Like It's Belarus

The president of Russia's neighbor Belarus ended 2020 the same way he started it: in denial over the coronavirus pandemic.

Tags: government, politics, New Year, coronavirus, lukashenko, belarus
9. Flamethrowers, Video Games, and New Nobility

This week, the Russian army gets new toys; a university administrator doesn't quit while he's ahead; and Lukashenko keeps doing his thing, much to our chagrin.

Tags: corruption, fraud, lukashenko, belarus, games, Kazakhstan, military, Internet, Siberia
10. Pop Star Politics

“Just know that you don’t give away your loved one… Belarusians, we are a force.”

– a group of Belarusian and Russian pop singers, singing in a patriotic music video to support President Lukashenko

Tags: lukashenko, belarus

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