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#lukashenko

# lukashenko - Thursday 2 December, 2021

US, EU, Britain and Canada hit Belarus with coordinated sanctions
# Simultaneous Sanctions
# Simultaneous Sanctions

US, EU, Britain and Canada hit Belarus with coordinated sanctions

Dec 2nd 2021, 6:29 PM 13,658 Views 8 Comments

Britain said it had imposed sanctions ‘on eight Belarusian individuals responsible for repression and human rights violations’.

# lukashenko - Tuesday 30 November, 2021

President of Belarus offers to host Russian nuclear weapons
# Lukashenko
# Lukashenko

President of Belarus offers to host Russian nuclear weapons

Nov 30th 2021, 8:21 PM 25,347 Views 26 Comments

Alexander Lukashenko has also said for the first time that he recognises the contested Crimean Peninsula as part of Russia.

# lukashenko - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Belarus Olympic sprinter who feared reprisals at home reaches Poland
# Tokyo Olympics
# Tokyo Olympics

Belarus Olympic sprinter who feared reprisals at home reaches Poland

Aug 5th 2021, 12:58 PM 28,128 Views 12 Comments

Krystsina Tsimanouskaya had accused her country’s Olympic team officials of trying to force her to go back home.

# lukashenko - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Lukashenko blasts 'Nazi' Germany after new western sanctions
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Lukashenko blasts 'Nazi' Germany after new western sanctions

Jun 22nd 2021, 10:38 PM 34,120 Views 29 Comments

A dissident journalist was arrested in May after the flight he was on was diverted to Minsk.

# lukashenko - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Belarus government accused of mounting misinformation attacks on journalist
# Belarus
# Belarus

Belarus government accused of mounting misinformation attacks on journalist

Jun 9th 2021, 9:48 AM 11,343 Views 10 Comments

An online campaign launched against Belarussian journalist, Roman Protasevich, alleges he has ties to Neo-Nazi groups.

# lukashenko - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Belarus leader signs law increasing prison terms for protesters
# Lukashenko
# Lukashenko

Belarus leader signs law increasing prison terms for protesters

Jun 8th 2021, 4:40 PM 9,984 Views 12 Comments

President Alexander Lukashenko has faced months of protests.

# lukashenko - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Transport Minister calls for independent and thorough investigation into flight diverted to Belarus
# Eamon Ryan
# Eamon Ryan

Transport Minister calls for independent and thorough investigation into flight diverted to Belarus

May 27th 2021, 6:28 PM 8,522 Views 34 Comments

Eamon Ryan told the International Transport Forum (ITF) that a thorough investigation into the incident is needed.

# lukashenko - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Save our son: Parents of detained journalist plead for help after flight diverted to Belarus
# Belarus
# Belarus

Save our son: Parents of detained journalist plead for help after flight diverted to Belarus

Updated May 26th 2021, 6:32 PM 46,117 Views 58 Comments

The speech to parliament was the first time the Belarusian leader has spoken in public since Roman Protasevich’s arrest.

# lukashenko - Monday 26 October, 2020

Strikes in Belarus as protests against president continue
# Lukashenko
# Lukashenko

Strikes in Belarus as protests against president continue

Oct 26th 2020, 5:17 PM 20,507 Views 19 Comments

There have been protests in Belarus since early August.

# lukashenko - Sunday 27 September, 2020

'It's clear he has to go': Macron calls for Belarus president Lukashenko to resign
# Belarus
# Belarus

'It's clear he has to go': Macron calls for Belarus president Lukashenko to resign

Sep 27th 2020, 10:44 AM 18,990 Views 39 Comments

Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in Belarus since 9 August elections.

# lukashenko - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Hundreds more detained in Belarus over protests against president
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Hundreds more detained in Belarus over protests against president

Sep 24th 2020, 3:05 PM 12,282 Views 11 Comments

Alexander Lukashenko was unexpectedly sworn in to his sixth term in office yesterday.

# lukashenko - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Belarus president sworn in at unannounced inaugural ceremony
# Inauguration
# Inauguration

Belarus president sworn in at unannounced inaugural ceremony

Sep 23rd 2020, 4:42 PM 20,153 Views 21 Comments

Huge protests have taken place over the re-election of Alexander Lukashenko, which the opposition says was rigged.

# lukashenko - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Thousands continue protests in Belarus as president discusses unrest with Vladimir Putin
# Minsk
# Minsk

Thousands continue protests in Belarus as president discusses unrest with Vladimir Putin

Aug 15th 2020, 12:18 PM 19,347 Views 14 Comments

Crowds gathered in Minsk to honour a protester who died during this week’s crackdown.

# lukashenko - Friday 14 August, 2020

Thousands join new protests in Belarus capital as president eases crackdown
# Minsk
# Minsk

Thousands join new protests in Belarus capital as president eases crackdown

Updated Aug 14th 2020, 6:24 PM 24,751 Views 24 Comments

Today’s crowds in Minsk grew to more than 20,000, filling central Independence Square.