’No doubt Belarusian elections were neither free nor fair’ - Centre for Eastern Studies
EU’s Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus expert believes latest elections prove Belarus’ authoritarian system is still strong
Ukraine Today’s special correspondent in Warsaw Margarita Sytnik is joined by Wojciech Kononchuk, the Head of Department for Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus at the Centre of Eastern Studies, to discuss the presidential elections in Belarus and the possible return of the western sanctions against Belarus and President Lukashenko.
The Russian side is grateful to Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko for his decision to go to Russia as the visit after the presidential election, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russia to Belarus Alexander Surikov said in an interview with the STV channel, BelTA has learned.
“We are grateful for this decision,” the Ambassador said.