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Belarus: The People who Got Enough Part II

5: The drop: Obvious electoral fraud and overt violence On election day, August 9, there were long queues outside the polls – an unusual sight under Lukashenko. According to the official result, however, Lukashenko won with just over 80 percent of the vote. The result was in stark contrast to what many perceived as great… Read More »

Belarus: The People who Got Enough Part I

In “Europe’s last dictatorship”, President Alexander Lukashenko has been popular and at the same time suppressed his critics. His position as the country’s leader has thus been undisputed – until now. Every day since the controversial presidential election on August 9, 2020, Belarusians have taken to the streets demanding that Lukashenko step down after 26… Read More »