Alexander Lukashenko

Lukashenko sworn in as Belarusian president

Alexander Lukashenko was sworn in as the Belarusian president today, BelTA news agency reported. The inauguration ceremony, attended by several hundred people, is taking place at Independence Palace in Minsk. Lukashenko took the oath of …

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Economy is Belarus’ main problem, Lukashenko says

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko called the economy the main problem of the republic. "I have always said and I want to remind you once again that our main task, our main problem and concern is the economy. If there is an …

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EU to blacklist up to 20 Belarus officials to press leader

The European Union has agreed to impose sanctions on up to 20 senior Belarus officials suspected of election fraud and the crackdown on protesters and is likely to put President Alexander Lukashenko on its list at some point, the bloc’s …

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Ukraine puts on hold contacts with Belarus

Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky has had no contacts with his Belarussian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko after the presidential election in the neighboring country, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba said on the 1+1 television …

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Lukashenko closes striking enterprises

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, speaking today at a rally in Grodno, ordered to close the striking enterprises from 24 August. According to the head of state, “if someone doesn’t want to work,” governors and …

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Lukashenko instructs to identify protest instigators

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, speaking today at a rally in Grodno, instructed the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the KGB to ensure order in the Grodno region over the weekend. The President of Belarus …

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Putin and Lukashenko discuss  situation in Belarus

Today, a telephone conversation took place between the presidents of Russia and Belarus, Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko, the Kremlin press service informs. "The discussion of the situation in Belarus after the presidential …

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Putin congratulates Lukashenko on victory in election

Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated his Belarusian colleague Alexander Lukashenko on his victory in the Belarusian presidential election, the Kremlin press service informed on Monday. "I expect that your …

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Xi Jinping congratulates Lukashenko on re-election

Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory message to Alexander Lukashenko on his re-election as Belarusian president. In the message, Xi extended warm congratulations and best wishes to President Lukashenko on his …

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Lukashenko wins Belarus election with 80.23% of the vote

Incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko has won the 2020 election in Belarus with 80,23% of the vote, according to preliminary results cited by the Central Election Commission Monday. The voter turnout was 84,23%, the results of …

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