7 September 2001 MINSK, 6 September (Racyja)–The general political climate, in which the electoral campaign has been taking place in Belarus, “is unfavorable for holding a democratic election,” Hrair Balian, the head of the mission of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), said in an interview with the Minsk-based newspaper Dien. […]

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