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  • proper n. Alternative spelling of Lukashenko.


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  • As Aleksander Lukashenka is President Putin’s closest ally and supporter, there seems no particular reason for cutting off their gas.

    The Poles have a government (for the time being)

  • "We are being put under pressure to take part in the electoral farce, so that the US and Europe could have a chance to recognize Lukashenka, that is, the West is substituting notions, and instead of basic notions and principles of democracy and human rights is trying to play some kind of game," stated one of the leaders of the civil campaign "European Belarus" Andrei Sannikov in an interview to the Voice of America.

    The BEING HAD Times

  • But after 15 years in power, Lukashenka is still the most influential news and opinion maker in this country with a population of 10 million.

    Despite State Propaganda, Independent Media 'Most Trusted' in Belarus

  • The article published in 2004 was signed by Paval Yakubovich, the editor in chief of BT since 1994, when Lukashenka came to power.

    Belarus lawyer demands $25K libel compensation from daily

  • BTW, I think that Russia has fairly recently cut their oil subsidy to Belarus, increasingly finding Lukashenka to be rather annoying, although I could be wrong about that.

    Was Gorbachev the Most Influential Man of the Second Half of the 20th Century?, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • But the brutality of Putin's slapdown of Lukashenka may come back to haunt the Kremlin.

    No More Mr. Nice Guy

  • Lukashenka has no friends, except perhaps his buddy Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez.

    No More Mr. Nice Guy

  • When settling scores with uppity allies like Lukashenka, it seems, showing who's boss is more important than weighing the consequences for Russia's reputation.

    No More Mr. Nice Guy

  • No one knows exactly what was said in a tense phone conversation between Vladimir Putin and Lukashenka, but it was clear that Putin was playing for keeps.

    No More Mr. Nice Guy

  • Yet here, too, not only did Yeltsin support Lukashenka, but he also sponsored separatist wars in Abkhazia, Transdnistr, South Ossetia and Nagorno-Karabakh -- specifically to punish breakaway republics for disloyalty to Moscow.

    Reversal of Fortune


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