8 August 2001 Minsk, 8 August (BelaPAN)–“The nation has no right to reject Lukashenka today. I have always cherished and defended the people,” Alyaksandr Lukashenka told reporters on 8 August, summing up his seven-year rule of Belarus ahead of September’s presidential elections. Lukashenka said his main achievement was saving the country from the “major negative […]

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