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Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko (left) hands Vladimir Putin a bouquet of flowers
Image: Sergei Karpukhin/ITAR-TASS/IMAGO

Alexander Lukashenko


Alexander Lukashenko is the leader of Belarus. Since 2006, he and other Belarusian officials have been the subject of sanctions for human rights violations. The 2020 election was not recognized by the EU and others.

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