Lukashenko Reelected President

Lukashenko Reelected President

President Alexander Lukashenko has been reelected for a fifth term, officials in Belarus said on Monday, following a campaign boycotted by the opposition. Lidia Yermoshina, chairwoman of the Belarusian Central Election Commission, said Lukashenko garnered 83.5% in Sunday’s vote. His closest contender trailed behind with less than 5%. Lukashenko’s vote share was an increase from 79.7% vote share in 2010, AP reports.


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