On August 9, 2020, presidential elections were held in Belarus. According to official data voiced by the Central Election Commission, Aliaksandr Lukashenka, the incumbent president, won with a sweeping 80.1% majority. Ensuing protests became unprecedented in the history of independent Belarus in terms of both the number of people involved and violence used against protesters. […]
Über Dzianis MELYANTSOU
Dzianis Melyantsou is the coordinator of Belarus’s Foreign Policy Programme of the Minsk Dialogue Council on International Relations.