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New Presidential Administration Chief in Belarus

13 September 2001 MINSK, 12 September (BelaPAN)–Reelected Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka dismissed his Presidential Administration Chief Mikhail Myasnikovich–appointing him as “President’s aide for special assignments”–and replaced him with Ural Latypov. […] Born in Bashkiria, Russia, Latypov, 50, studied law and later graduated from the School of the USSR Committee for State Security (KGB) in Minsk. […]