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Belarus’s economy is closely linked to Russia. Could Putin’s support for Lukashenko during ongoing protests be in turn for more integration?
Depend upon it, if Alexander Lukashenko had been minded to stage a re-election convention instead of just going ahead and winning by a landslide, the Belarusian strongman would have modelled it on Donald Trump’s 2020 event.
Russia’s reaction to previous unrest in its neighbours provides clues on how Vladimir Putin may respond to protests in Belarus.
Belarus election: Contested result sparks massive unrest as Europe’s ‘last dictator’ claims victory.5 min read
State controlled exit poll gives authoritarian president Alexander Lukashenko 80% of the vote. Thousands of people outraged with the results of another rigged election have taken to the streets.
Opposition candidates have been arrested amid mass protests and a worsening coronavirus pandemic ahead of the August 9 election.