The Predicament of Europe’s ‘Last Dictator’

  title={The Predicament of Europe’s ‘Last Dictator’},
  author={Yuliya Brel-Fournier and Minion K. C. Morrison},
  journal={International Area Studies Review},
  pages={169 - 192}
Belarusian citizens elected their first president in 1994. More than 20 years later, in October 2015, the same person triumphantly won the fifth consecutive presidential election. In August 2020, President Lukashenko’s attempt to get re-elected for the sixth time ended in months’ long mass protests against the electoral fraud, unspeakable violence used by the riot police against peaceful protesters and the deepest political crisis in the modern history of Belarus. This article analyzes how and… 

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