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Posted inEastern Europe & Russia, Regions

“State of Emergency” at Belarusian State TV

14 June 2001 MINSK, 14 June (Racyja)–Three months prior to the presidential elections in Belarus, Viktar Chikin, chairman of the National Television and Radio Company–President Alyaksandr Lukashenka’s main propaganda tool–resigned “for health reasons.” Chikin’s resignation follows criticism from Uladzimer Zamyatalin, deputy head of the presidential administration, that Chikin had not properly managed the company. Observers […]