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Belarus President maintained his hold on power

Monday, November 18, 2019

Official results announced on Monday show that Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko maintained his hold on power after not a single opposition candidate was elected to the Belarusian parliament. Two opposition candidates were elected in 2016 for the first time in 20 years, but this time around Lukashenko banned them from standing. The Belarusian leader insisted that votes in his country are fair and that voters could simply turf him out if…