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# lukashenko

This year
Belarus's president skips state ceremony as health concerns grow
The 68-year-old leader and ally of Putin has not been seen in public for the past five days.
Last year
Ukrainian missile allegedly lands in Belarus
The missile either deviated from its trajectory or was shot down by Belarusian air defences, authorities said.
All time
US, EU, Britain and Canada hit Belarus with coordinated sanctions
Britain said it had imposed sanctions ‘on eight Belarusian individuals responsible for repression and human rights violations’.
President of Belarus offers to host Russian nuclear weapons
Alexander Lukashenko has also said for the first time that he recognises the contested Crimean Peninsula as part of Russia.
Belarus Olympic sprinter who feared reprisals at home reaches Poland
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya had accused her country’s Olympic team officials of trying to force her to go back home.
Lukashenko blasts 'Nazi' Germany after new western sanctions
A dissident journalist was arrested in May after the flight he was on was diverted to Minsk.
Belarus government accused of mounting misinformation attacks on journalist
An online campaign launched against Belarussian journalist, Roman Protasevich, alleges he has ties to Neo-Nazi groups.
Belarus leader signs law increasing prison terms for protesters
President Alexander Lukashenko has faced months of protests.
Transport Minister calls for independent and thorough investigation into flight diverted to Belarus
Eamon Ryan told the International Transport Forum (ITF) that a thorough investigation into the incident is needed.
Save our son: Parents of detained journalist plead for help after flight diverted to Belarus
The speech to parliament was the first time the Belarusian leader has spoken in public since Roman Protasevich’s arrest.
Strikes in Belarus as protests against president continue
There have been protests in Belarus since early August.
'It's clear he has to go': Macron calls for Belarus president Lukashenko to resign
Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in Belarus since 9 August elections.
Hundreds more detained in Belarus over protests against president
Alexander Lukashenko was unexpectedly sworn in to his sixth term in office yesterday.
Belarus president sworn in at unannounced inaugural ceremony
Huge protests have taken place over the re-election of Alexander Lukashenko, which the opposition says was rigged.
Thousands continue protests in Belarus as president discusses unrest with Vladimir Putin
Crowds gathered in Minsk to honour a protester who died during this week’s crackdown.
Thousands join new protests in Belarus capital as president eases crackdown
Today’s crowds in Minsk grew to more than 20,000, filling central Independence Square.