Even if he wanted to, Putin would find it hard to unseat Lukashenka. by Vitali Silitski 22 August 2003 MINSK, Belarus–For years, Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has maintained his authoritarian rule despite international isolation, domestic challenges, and a weak and mismanaged economy. For this, many of his thanks should go to Russia and the political […]

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