23 septembrie 2020

Lukashenko holds snap inauguration, Belarus opposition calls for Canadian sanctions


Open this photo in gallery Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko takes his oath of office during his inauguration ceremony at the Palace of the Independence in Minsk, Belarus, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. Andrei Stasevich/The Associated Press Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko inaugurated himself for a sixth term in office on Wednesday, in a surprise ceremony held amid weeks of mass protests by those who believe Mr. Lukashenko lost an Aug. 9 presidential election. The inauguration, [...]