10 august 2020

Belarusian president Lukashenko re-elected by landslide: initial results


MINSK (Reuters) - Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko won a landslide re-election victory, the central election commission said on Monday, after late night clashes between police and thousands of protesters who said the vote was rigged. Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko reacts as he visits a polling station during the presidential election in Minsk, Belarus August 9, 2020. Sergei Gapon/Pool via REUTERS Figures released by the election commission on Monday gave Lukashenko 80% of [...]