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Posted inEastern Europe & Russia, Regions

Belarusian Opposition Leader Probed for ‘Slandering’ Lukashenka

29 January 2002 MINSK, 28 January (Racyja)–The Belarusian Prosecutor’s Office has opened a criminal case against Anatol Lyabedzka, leader of the United Civic Party. Lyabedzka was summoned to the Prosecutor’s Office on 28 January “to explain recent accusations made against the president about arms trading with rogue states,” which the investigators consider to be “slander.” […]