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30 Nov 2020
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said he would not remain in his post if the protest-gripped nation adopts a new constitution. Since August, he has refused to negotiate with the opposition.
22 Nov 2020
Right groups say hundreds of people have been detained in fresh rallies against Belarus strongman Alexander Lukashenko. Protesters are enraged over the recent death of 31-year-old activist Raman Bandarenka.
23 Aug 2020
After days of violent protests against authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko, DW spoke to opposition leader Maria Kolesnikova about Belarus' political future — and her hope that the country will never be the same.
23 Aug 2020
European Union leaders say the bloc will soon impose sanctions over Belarus elections that were "not free and fair." They also rejected the outcome of the poll that saw President Alexander Lukashenko claim victory.
17 Aug 2020
Staff at Belarus' state broadcaster have walked off the job in support of mass protests against President Alexander Lukashenko. The opposition called a general strike to ratchet up pressure on the strongman to step down.
8 Aug 2020
Alexander Lukashenko is seeing his dominance challenged in an election campaign that has held several surprises. Svetlana Tikhanovskaya's campaign has given the opposition in Belarus a clear female profile
11 Jun 2020
Belarus is scheduled to hold presidential elections in August. As protests grow and unexpected candidates join the field, experts say President Alexander Lukashenko may be gearing up to use force.

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