Alexander Lukashenko – protest due to vote rigging

In the Frame

In the Frame – Alexander Lukashenko

  • Alexander Lukashenko has been elected President for the sixth consecutive time in the recently concluded presidential election in Belarus.
  • He is the first and only president of Belarus since the establishment of the office 26 years ago, on 20 July 1994
  • After the election results, widespread demonstrations have started in Belarus. Lukashenko is the absolute ruler of Belarus.
  • Lukashenko received 80.23 percent of the vote, while his main opposition candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya received just 9.9 percent of the vote..
  • Supporters of rival Sviatlana are taking to the streets due to rigging in the election.

 

➡️ About Belarus

  • Capital – Minsk
  • Government – President’s Republic, Parliamentary system
  • President- A. Lukashenko
  • Legislature – National Parliament
  • Territory – 207,595 km2
  • Currency- Belarusian Ruble.

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