Lukashenko and Putin

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Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko Gifts Russian President Vladimir Putin Tractor For 70th Birthday

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko gifted Russian President Vladimir Putin a tractor for his 70th birthday. This came when all the leaders of the ex-Soviet nations met at the Czarist-era Konstantin Palace in St Petersburg. Notably, tractors have been the pride of Belarusian industries since soviet times. Lukashenko told the reporters that he used a model in his garden, similar to the one he gifted Putin.

Sat, 08 Oct 2022 - 08:01 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Russia, Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, Vladimir Putin, St Petersburg

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Alexander Lukashenko

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Belarus: Alexander Lukashenko Took Oath As President Amid Protests

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko on September 23 took charge as the President for the sixth time. Reportedly, the ceremony happened at Minsk, where the Chief of Election Commission handed over the official ID card of the President's post. Lukashenko said, "we were defending our values, our peaceful life, sovereignty and independence.” People of Belarus have been protesting for last six weeks after Lukashenko won the term with a majority… read-more

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 - 09:00 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, Elections, Protests

Courtesy: Al-Jazeera