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Lukashenko: Belarus at turning point

Belarus is going through a pivotal time, comparable to the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the country's President Alexander Lukashenko said. "We are at a turning point in the life not only of our state, but the entire …

Lukashenko: A challenging year ahead of Belarus

Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko met with Prosecutor General Andrei Shved to receive his report on 4 January, BelTA reported.  “We planned to talk about certain issues, which we outlined earlier. You have been on …

EAEU summit scheduled for December 11

A meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council is scheduled for 11 December, aide to the Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Iya Malkina told an online press briefing on November 25. "The meeting of …

EU sources say sanctions pending for Lukashenko

Brussels sources say the EU is moving to sanction Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and 14 others, DW reports. Also targeted would be Lukashenko's son Viktor, who currently acts as national security adviser, the presidential …

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 …

Lukashenko says he doesn’t intend to cede power

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said that he has no intention of ceding power and will not let it 'lie in the mud', TASS reports.  "I would like to tell you in a manly way, so as not to leave a word unspoken. …