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Lukashenka Lashes Out at Cabinet and Sacks Leaders

30 April 2002 MINSK, 29 April (BelaPAN)–At a cabinet meeting held today, Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka heavily criticized the ministers for their poor performance with regard to first-quarter socio-economic objectives, the absence of positive economic trends, and a drop in the profitability and competitiveness of Belarusian products.Lukashenka dismissed Nikolai Krutoi, president of the Belarusian Timber, […]